Mariska Hargitay

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Quotes (78)

  • Mariska:(On what keeps her sane and well nourished on the set) Non-fattening dark chocolate fortified with all the vitamins and nutrients I need... I wish. Actually, its largely about staying away from the craft-services table and making sure there isn't a bag of chips in my hand when we're waiting to get our last shot at 1:00 a.m.

  • Mariska: (On what about chocolate draws people in) Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciousness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.

  • Mariska: (On which she prefers cooking or eating) Eating. Especially if its not my turn to do the dishes.

  • Mariska: (about Law and Order SVU) When you see a girl like me bustin' perps, there ain't no time to be pretty.

  • Mariska: And I'm not going to give up wine for life. Everything in moderation. It's not about being fat or thin. I'm a full figured women. It's about, How am I going to keep up my energy? If I'm supporting myself, I'm supporting my kid. If I'm happy and healthy, I can be a better wife and mom, I can do a better job.

  • Mariska: During certain times of the month I can eat healthily, and other times I'm like this. (she rolls up her sleeve and slaps her veins) With the chocolate.

  • Mariska: You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect.

  • Mariska: (on acting the crimes that are ripped from the headlines) It hurts to live in a dark place of something that really happened.

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Trivia (109)

  • Mariska was a recipient of a 2012 MUSE Award. The Awards were held on Dec. 13th, 2012 at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. Mariska was honored for her role in Law&Order:SVU as well as for the Charity Organization she founded "Joyful Heart Foundation." The awards honor Female achievements across all platforms in the TV and Film industry. The awards are given by "The New York Women In Film And Television." (NYWIFT)

  • Mariska was honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Nov.8th, 2013. Her star was placed next to her mother, Jayne Mansfield.

  • Mariska & JHF are recipients of the Peace Over Violence Humanitarian Empowerment Award. The Awards were held on Nov.6th at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

  • Didn't have any dialogue when she appeared in the movie The Perfect Weapon.

  • Mariska was honored by The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)at the 2009 Rays of Hope Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, in Washington, D.C. at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium. She was honored for her efforts in raising awareness about cancer survivorship issues.

  • Mariska is the recipient of 2 GRACIE Awards for 2008. One is an Individual Achievement Award as Outstanding Female Lead in a Drama Series and the other is Outstanding Portrait/Biography for her E!True Hollywood Story.

  • Mariska attended the New York Women's Bar Association Annual Award Ceremony on 6/5/08

  • Mariska participated in TISCH ON STAGE, the annual gala benefiting NYU's Tisch School of Arts. The event was held at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Nov.17th, 2008.

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