Mariska Hargitay (54 years old) is an American actress. She earned the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2006. Her father is Mickey Hargitay and her mother is Jayne Mansfield. She married Peter Hermann. The actress starred in 2015 in the film 'Taylor Swift: Bad Blood'. She holds a degree from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. She also served as president.