But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today; I understand the journey of life. What about defining yourself by a different kind of measurement?
Her father is a bodybuilder/actor and her mother is an actress. She had a rough childhood because of her parent’s divorce followed by her mother’s death in an automobile accident. Furthermore, she joined Groundlings Theatre and School in Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.
Mariska has been able to work as an actress and a model. After graduation in 1982, she won the beauty pageant title of “Miss Beverly Hills USA”.
The next year, she starred in a TV series, “Downtown”.
Afterward, she kept on doing minor roles in TV series and films.
Similarly, she featured in films like, “Jocks”, “Hard Time Romance”, “Leaving Las Vegas”, “Perfume”, and so on.
She has also directed some episodes of “Law & Order: SVU”.
California-born Mariska Hargitay was born as Mariska Magdolna Hargitay on January 23, 1964.
She possesses American nationality and is an extremely talented actress.
She also raised awareness about the statistics of untested rape kits and campaigned for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.