Born on 23 January 1964 in Santa Monica, Mariska Hargitay is an American film producer and actress. The actress starred in 2015 in the film 'Taylor Swift: Bad Blood'. She married Peter Hermann and they have 3 children. She graduated from Marymount High School. Her parents are Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay. She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2006. She also was president.