Born on 23 January 1964 in Santa Monica, Mariska Hargitay is an American actress and film producer. She graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Her latest film is 'Taylor Swift: Bad Blood' (2015). Her partner is Peter Hermann. She earned the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2006. Her parents are Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. She also served as president.