She appeared in numerous roles in film and television shows throughout the late 1980s and 1990s before being cast as Olivia Benson, a role that led to her founding the Joyful Heart Foundation, which provides support to women who have been sexually abused. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of actress and 1950s-era sex symbol Jayne Mansfield. Hargitay's parents divorced in May 1963, but a judge later found their Mexican divorce invalid.
They reconciled a few months before Hargitay's birth in January 1964, but soon separated again.
Christopher Meloni took to Instagram to share a selfie with his former costar Mariska Hargitay."Friends at Xmas," Meloni captioned the sweet photo. Meloni and Hargitay starred as Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson, respectively, for 12 seasons of The two previously shared a reunion selfie in March 2016.But that didn't stop fans from wishing, hoping and praying. squad room but Christopher Meloni still pops up in his old partner's Instagram feed now and then.In August 1964 her mother successfully petitioned the court to rule the Mexican divorce legal. Her boyfriend, Sam Brody, and the driver were also killed.A few weeks later, Mansfield married the director Matt Cimber, who had directed her in a 1964 production of the William Inge play Bus Stop. Asleep in the back of the vehicle, Hargitay, then three and a half years old, was left with a zigzag scar on one side of her head.However, now Christopher Meloni says there’s another reason why Detective Benson and Detective Stabler never hooked up.