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Mariska Hargitay Pays Tribute to Late Mother Jayne Mansfield on 55th Anniversary of Her Death

It has been 55 years since Jayne Mansfield died tragically at 34 years old in a car crash. June 29, 1967, was the date, and her daughter, Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay, took a moment this week to mark the sad anniversary. "We live to love you more each day," Hargitay captioned a photo of her mother. The quote itself also adorns the late actress' cenotaph at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in California and her resting place at Fairview Cemetery in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania.
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‘Law & Order: SVU’: Elizabeth Mitchell Recalls Working Alongside Mariska Hargitay

Elizabeth Mitchell is that rare actress who appeared as two different Law & Order: SVU characters. She portrayed both murderer and victim really well. But that’s what we’d expect from one of the best character actors working on TV today. Maybe you don’t recognize her name. That’s cool, because you acknowledge you’ve seen her before, whether it was as Dr. Juliet Burke, the beautiful and calming girlfriend of Sawyer, on Lost. Lately, you probably spotted her as a rogue agent on FBI: International.

‘Law & Order: SVU’: Elizabeth Mitchell Explains Why Mariska Hargitay Is ‘The Best Lead’

Actress Elizabeth Mitchell has long been a familiar face in the primetime television drama scene. Currently, Mitchell is appearing in the CBS procedural series FBI: International. In this role, Mitchell is portraying Angela Cassidy, the mysterious and estranged mother of Luke Kleintank’s Scott Forrester. However, before this, Mitchell had a couple of turns on another Dick Wolf television drama hit, Law & Order: SVU. And, the longtime actress discussed her time with the popular Dick Wolf-led franchise series installment recently during a discussion with Looper. Remembering her time with Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay while on the set.
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Law And Order: SVU Director Pratibha Parmar On 'Fantastic' Timing For Episode During AAPI Heritage Month, Plus Giving Notes To Mariska Hargitay

Law & Order: SVU went in some exciting directions in Season 23, ranging from hitting the 500-episode milestone to delivering more crossovers to even finally introducing Benson’s son to Stabler from Law & Order: Organized Crime. For one director, her episode of Season 23 aired at the most “fantastic” time during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and was the product of a process that involved directing Mariska Hargitay and the rest of the cast of the long-running drama. Pratibha Parmar spoke with CinemaBlend about her directing experience, and why she’d love to return to SVU.

Chris Meloni shares sweet story behind ‘Law & Order’ set pics with Mariska Hargitay

While fans of Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler continue to watch with bated breath to see if the duo's relationship will ever advance beyond friendship, they've been treated to some adorable photos of Mariska Hargitay and Chris Meloni filming "Law & Order: SVU" and "Law & Order: Organized Crime" together. Some of these recent pics show the two touching each other's faces while on set, so we had to get to the bottom of what the story was behind the sweet gesture.

Mariska Hargitay Condemns Potential Roe v. Wade Reversal: 'Disregard for Human Life'

Mariska Hargitay is speaking out about an expected reversal by the U.S. Supreme Court of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that guaranteed the right to abortion nationwide. The Law & Order: SVU star shared a long message on her Instagram condemning the "majority draft opinion" allegedly penned by Justice Samuel Alito that called the Roe v. Wade decision "egregiously wrong from the start."

SVU's Mariska Hargitay Will Appear in Law & Order Revival

NBC couldn't be more thrilled with its Law & Order universe after a successful revival of its flagship Law & Order series, and now a major SVU star is going to jump over for the show's season 1 finale. That would be Captain Olivia Benson, aka Mariska Hargitay, which was revealed by Law & Order showrunner Rick Eid on Today. Eid said "In the finale, Olivia Benson appears, which is exciting. Benson crosses with Detectives Cosgrove and Bernard; they need to talk to her." Eid said that the season finale will revolve around an off-duty price officer being shot, and the officer was a friend of Cosgrove, which will set off the long-simmering tension between the police department and the district attorney's office.

‘Law & Order’: Mariska Hargitay To Cross Over for Season 21 Finale of Revival

Law & Order creators have already given fans a swoon-worthy crossover this year, with Elliot Stabler (Chris Meloni) meeting the adopted son of Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay). Benson also appeared in the world of Organized Crime when Stabler’s team reached out to the SVU for help with a kidnapping case. And according to Law & Order showrunner Rick Eid, the crossover episodes aren’t over yet.