| Your #1 resource for Mariska Hargitay on the web!

           Mariska     SVU     Gallery     Videos     Interact     Online     Domain     Home

Welcome to, your #1 source for the talented actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay! We have been serving the Mariska community since 2009 providing you with the latest news, media, pictures and so much more! Make sure you check out all the site has to offer including the photo gallery and video vault! If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact me. Remember, I do not know Mariska personally or anyone else affiliated with her. You can find a fan mail address here.

Birthday Project

This year's birthday project is a World Travel Guidebook. We're creating a travel guidebook from places all over the world. Submit a description of your country/city with must visit places, cultures & traditions and anything else Mariska needs to know. The deadline for all submissions is October 7th.

Elite Affiliates

Apply / More

Current Projects

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Role: Detective Olivia Benson
Season: Season 16 premieres September 24th.
Airs: Wednesdays at 9/8c on NBC.
Official | Info | Photos

Sponsor Ad

Mariska's Calender

September 22: Inside the Actors Studio at 8pm EST on Bravo.
September 23: The Today Show (7-9am EST) on NBC.
September 24: The Meredith Vieira Show (2pm EST) on NBC.
October 13: SVU Panel at Paleyfest 7pm.

Site Networks

Photo Gallery
With over 200,000 images, Mariska Online is one of the largest photo galleries on the web!
Video Vault
Mariska Online video vault for all your Mariska Hargitay video needs!
Graphic Archive
Graphics for you to use on forums and websites.'s Twitter
Follow for all the latest updates on the site!
Do you tumble? Follow the site on tumblr for the latest updates!
Have a facebook? Then like the site and get all the latest updates!

Donation Station

Do you have any pictures that aren't in the gallery? Do you have any artwork or edits that you would like to contribute? Have you met Mariska and would like to share your story and pictures? Then contact me and donate them to the site! All donations are greatly appreciated and you will be given full credit.

Top Affiliates

Alexis Bledel
Anna Kendrick
AnnaSophia Robb
Brittany Robertson
Emily Blunt
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jamie Campell Bower
Jennifer Lawrence
Jessica Alba
Julianna Margulies
Kellan Lutz
Megan Fox
Pixie Lott
Sophia Bush France
Uma Thurman
Vera Farmiga

Powered by Affiliationally

Apply / More

Write to Mariska

Mariska Hargitay
1357 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

Please send a self-addressed 9x12 manilla stamped envelope and an .87 cent stamp. Requests without proper envelopes and stamps will not be fulfilled. Please allow at least 6 months for delivery. (If you live outside the U.S., please use proper country postage).



Site Statistics

Owner: Jess
Contact: E-mail | Form
Host: The Fan Sites Network
Online Since: September 14, 2009
Layout Version: 10

Disclaimer is a 100% nonprofit fansite. I am in no way affiliated with Mariska or her management team. All pictures, media and news are copyrighted to their respective owners. No copyright infringement is ever intended. If anything here belongs to you please let me know for immediate removal.


SVU: 15×24 “Spring Awakening” Captures

Posted by: Jess -- 1 Comment
Categories: Law & Order: SVU, Screen Captures

I uploaded captures from the finale. Can’t believe another season has come and gone! But SVU will be back in September :) I won’t spoil the episode if you haven’t seen it yet but for those of you that did, what did you think? Let me know in the comments!

SVU 15×24- Spring Awakening Captures


‘Law & Order: SVU’s’ long-awaited ‘Spring Awakening’ arrives

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Law & Order: SVU

In the most recent episode of “Law & Order: SVU,” once again, one of their own was in a bit of a bad spot.

Detective Amaro, not happy that photographer Simon Wilkes had been acquitted of charges against him, took it upon himself to enact his own brand of justice by confronting Wilkes on the street and assaulting him.

Amaro’s actions will have severe consequences as explained by ‘SVU’ Executive Producer Warren Leight. “Obviously, he just snapped on some level, succumbing to the stress of this guy getting off, but cops are not allowed to punch people randomly on the street, even if you don’t like what happened. This could be the end of Amaro as a cop, and if it isn’t, in what capacity could he possibly come back from this? There’s no mistaking that what Amaro did is not effective police work and he’s made some mistakes in the past as well. He shot an unarmed kid recently. He will be punished for this.”

While Amaro’s career is in jeopardy, his situation isn’t the only thing happening in this episode, entitled “Spring Awakening.” “Our cops catch the case of a male tourist who has a prostitute come to his hotel room and he ends up getting robbed and raped at gunpoint,” explains Leight. “Sometimes in the past, the squad sort of dropped everything to work on the case that involved one of their own, this time they really can’t do that. There’s a bad crew out that and they have to act right now to stop them.”

An unlikely source does step up to help Amaro as Detective John Munch, who left the squad earlier this year, returns to the fold. “Munch was really a guiding force for Amaro since the moment Amaro started in the unit, and Amaro’s been a little lost since Munch left,” explains Leight. “So we felt the time was right to bring Munch back.”

In the past, Amaro has mentioned that the loss of Munch has been hard on him and this was by design says Leight, “I’m always trying to plant things to come, but the audience might not pick up on them because it’s not something that was ever done on the show in the past.”

Leight and his writing staff also like to throw in moments that have not been overtly foreshadowed in any way. Case in point, the recent reveal that Amaro and Rollins are involved outside the job. “I loved the immediate response to that,” Leight revealed. “You could feel it on Twitter the second it aired. There was a spike in comments and everyone was suddenly using ‘Rollaro’ and combinations like that.” But conversely, Leight knows that the pairing was not universally accepted, saying, “There’s always going to be a certain percentage of the audience that when anyone on this show has sex with anyone, they’ll say, ‘What about Olivia?’ ’’

Whether accepted by the audience or not, Leight defends the decision to move those characters in that direction, explaining, “This sort of thing happens in real life. They’re both at pretty lonely, dark places in their lives and they’re two attractive people who maybe just needed someone else at that time and it just happened.” He goes on to say that the nature of the relationship is a bit undefined for a reason. “Are they just ‘office mates with benefits,’ or is this the kind of thing where one of them really cares more about the other person than they’re letting on? At this point, we don’t know too much about it. I kind of like that we just saw a glimpse of it and moved on.”

It may have been a quick look but Leight did divulge that, “I think there will be some aftereffects, or let’s say, repercussions, resulting from their relationship in the finale, and possibly going forward.”

Also in the finale, fans will have to say goodbye to Lieutenant Murphy as Donal Logue is off to star in “Gotham” for FOX. “We closed out his story as much as we could,” says Leight, “but that one just broke my heart. I would have loved to have him as a permanent addition to the squad.”

The loss of Logue hasn’t been the only challenge ‘SVU’ faced this year, “Doing 24 episodes is difficult no matter how you look at it,” explains Leight, “but creatively, we all felt very energized. We worked really hard and I feel like this year is my first year as a showrunner on a procedural in which we didn’t have any episodes that just fell apart. A lot of things have to go wrong for an episode to really miss but it always seems to happen at least once a season and this year it didn’t happen. That feels pretty great. We just didn’t have that unmitigated disaster episode and I’m proud of that.”

Leight also seems to beam when he talks about some other aspects of season 15 of ‘SVU’ that he’s pleased about. “I like that we shifted to doing a lot more with the personal aspects of these characters,” he begins. “The Olivia/William Lewis arc was so powerful. The visual look of those episodes was right on target, very striking, but more importantly, every time those two were together, in every piece of that storyline, everything just seemed to get deeper and stronger. I also loved bringing in Murphy. That new blood in the station house really seemed in reinvigorate everything and everyone in the squad. Then there’s the way we told stories this year. I think that our methods of using different storytelling techniques and how we pushed things forward really evolved. By constantly adjusting the mix of procedural to personal, we kept things moving in unique ways. Our goal was to keep engaging viewers week after week using innovative methods every time out and I really think we accomplished that.”

Returning to discuss the finale a bit more, Leight goes on to say, “It has a lot of closure to it. It was a high wire act this year. There was a lot of jeopardy, but if you just do pure jeopardy all the time it’s like crack for the audience and they need more and more of it and they don’t want anything else and that’s hard to maintain. We worked hard to find a good balance, we kept the show jumping and off of that high wire from time to time and that was great. Keeping in mind everything that’s gone on in the past 23 episodes, I feel like we really nailed this last one.”

Leight admits that this season finale doesn’t have a shocking closing scene like season 14’s did last May did, explaining, “I can’t end two seasons in a row with a gun to someone’s head. It’s a very different type of finale than last year’s, but, that doesn’t mean it isn’t going to be extremely full. We have our case that we’re trying to solve, Amaro’s dealing with his situation, and there are some other things going on as well.”

All of these things lead to some interaction that Leight promises will be very satisfying for viewers. “Munch has a scene with Amaro that’s one of the best scenes Munch has ever had and there are a lot of great moments for everyone that have been earned because of the backstory we’ve been building all year.”

These moments include a certain infant that fans have been speculating about since he was first introduced earlier in the season. Yes, Baby Boy Doe has a featured role in this episode.

“We find out Baby Boy Doe’s real name, who he is, and how he came to be in this situation,” confirms Leight. “What we find out about his family is harrowing. All of the stories in this episode intersect in an interesting way.”

This doesn’t answer the question that fans have been asking since Olivia first set eyes on the little boy; will she finally have her chance to be a mother?

Leight wouldn’t, or more appropriately, couldn’t, verify that outcome one way or another, because he disclosed that as of late last week the last few scenes were still being tweaked in the editing room. He did offer this; “The mystery of his maternity will be solved in a heartbreaking way. Baby Boy Doe is out there, and he’s waiting for a bit of luck.”

As season 15 wraps up, Leight wanted to convey to the fans that he’s very appreciative of the relationship that they have with the show. “You can just feel when an episode is connecting and that’s amazing. I thought it was great the way the fans were so supportive of the show while we were in ‘purgatory.’ That was a big help.

While this season doesn’t close out with a cliffhanger, Leight believes that the ending of the finale will still have viewers anxious for next season to begin. “There’s a nice little turn at the end of this. I think the audience will definitely want to come back.”

This week’s hashtags = #SpringAwakening and #SVUFinale

Law & Order: SVU” airs Wednesday nights at 9/8c on NBC.



Law & Order: SVU Boss on Amaro’s Arrest, Benson’s Baby Debate and the “Big Change” Ahead

Posted by: Jess -- 1 Comment
Categories: Law & Order: SVU

Last month, Law & Order: SVU showrunner Warren Leight had to face the dilemma so many TV writers deal with when the flowers start blooming and upfronts near: write a season finale that leaves stories unresolved or write a season finale that can also serve as a series finale if the show is not renewed.

“I didn’t want to make it too easy for the network,” Leight tells of his decision to go the former route. “I wasn’t looking to drive to the edge of another abyss and dare them, but I also didn’t want to sort of wrap everything up neatly with a bow so that people could end the show without any thought about it.”

Mission accomplished. NBC renewed SVU for its 16th season on May 7, which also marked the last day of shooting on the current season. “That’s a much less bitter, drunken wrap party than it otherwise might have been,” Leight says with a laugh.

Instead of the jaw-dropping cliff-hangers of seasons past, such as when Cragen (Dann Florek) woke up with a dead hooker in his bed or when Benson (Mariska Hargitay) was taken hostage by a serial rapist, Leight says the Season 15 finale will give some closure to this season’s ongoing story lines. “There were a lot of balls in play, a lot of plates spinning,” he says. “So I felt that part of this year’s finale was sticking the landing and making sure that a lot of the things we had going on came to at least a temporary and logical stopping point.”

In order to achieve that, SVU moved up the cliff-hanger intended for the last episode — in which Amaro (Danny Pino) is arrested after assaulting an acquitted sex offender — to the final moments of last week’s episode. “All the anger he has towards his wife, all the anger he has towards guys who have gotten away with crimes, it all gets projected onto [Josh Malina's character] and he just snapped,” Leight says. “We had little moments in this season where you saw these different guys under pressure. Three years into his job, he hasn’t figured out how to deal with the stresses of SVU.”

Subsequently, Wednesday’s season finale (9/8c, NBC) will pick up with Amaro behind bars and on the verge of losing his job. “What’s hard for him is that there’s not much he can do to save his job. He snapped, he beat somebody up,” Leight says. “He broke the law and he’s dispirited and imprisoned when we see him. He’s not fighting to save himself the way he has in the past. At some point, Rollins visits him in prison and she says, ‘People are trying to help you, but you got to take their hand.’ Both Rollins and Munch do what they can to defend him because he’s not really defending himself.”

Although the episode will feature the celebrated return of veteran squad member Munch (Richard Belzer), who served as Amaro’s mentor before retiring earlier this season, most eyes will probably be on the scenes between Amaro and Rollins (Kelli Giddish) after the reveal two weeks ago that the two are — or should we say were? — sleeping together. “We didn’t linger on it, but these things happen,” Leight says of the surprise pairing.

Leight defended the “Rollaro” pairing despite the negative reaction by some fans who were, as he says, “personally offended” by the story line after years of longing glances (and nothing more) between Benson and Stabler (Christopher Meloni). “I think they’re both having a hard year and sometimes, there’s a port in the storm, somebody else is having a bad year and you work together,” he says. “Is it partners with benefits? Is it just blowing off steam? Do they care for each other more than we want to admit? We don’t know too much of it.”

But obviously Amaro has much bigger problems to deal with at the moment. “If he gets a speeding ticket, he’s off the force. He’s basically as close to losing his job as you can possibly be,” Leight says. “So if he survives it, it’s not going to be any sort of a picnic for him.”

While Amaro waits to find out whether he needs to clean out his desk, Benson will also be dealing with a possible life change — becoming a mother — when baby boy Doe becomes in need (again) of a proper home. “It’s a huge commitment and if you couple that with being a sergeant with unpredictable work hours and obviously, it’s a riskier job than most jobs,” Leight says. “In her heart, she wants to do it and she’s worried about, ‘Can I be a mother and continue in my job? … Is there a way to find balance in your life? Can I be there for a child or a baby and what happens if I take this on and something happens to me?’ Those are all very big questions that she’ll be grappling with as next season goes on as well.”

This isn’t the first brush Benson has had with motherhood. In Season 9, she revealed that she was turned down to adopt because she would be a single mother, and in Season 12, she was a foster mother to Vivian’s son, Calvin, before Vivian sent him away. “She’s been burned a couple of times and that’s in the back of her mind too,” Leight says. “There’s always the self doubt. We all think she’d be a great mom, but you never know what you’re in for until you get in there. There’s nothing easy about parenting. Then being a single mom on top of that is extremely difficult.”

But despite going back and forth on the matter several times before, “in this episode she’s forced to answer that question,” Leight says.

Although this season finale may not be as shocking as years past, with the questions surrounding Amaro’s professional life and Benson’s personal life, Leight teases that the last two scenes are not to be missed. “The audience will freak out in a way that they did at the end of last season,” he says. “It’s a different emotional response, but it’s a big change coming.”

Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesday at 9/8c on NBC. Catch up on episodes here.



Pictures: Mariska Rings the NASDAQ Opening Bell

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Appearances, Joyful Heart Foundation, Pictures

Mariska helped ring NASDAQ Opening Bell this morning and pictures are now in the gallery. Check back throughout the day as I’ll be adding more!

NASDAQ Opening Bell
May 19, 2014


Joyful Heart Foundation and Viacom Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell to Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Posted by: Jess -- 2 Comments
Categories: Joyful Heart Foundation

Viacom & The Joyful Heart Foundation will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in support of NO MORE, a movement to galvanize greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault. NASDAQ & Viacom Say NO MORE to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

In honor of the occasion, Niels Schuurmans, EVP, Viacom Velocity Creative Content Solutions, and Emmy Award-winning actress Mariska Hargitay, Founder & President of the Joyful Heart Foundation will ring the Opening Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, May 19, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Social Media:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: .

Use the hashtag: #viacomsaysNOMORE.

For photos from ceremonies and events visit our Instagram Page: .

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: .

For exciting viral content and ceremony photos visit Tumblr Page: .


A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: or .


To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to and click on the market open of your choice.



SVU: “Spring Awakening” BTS & Sneak Peeks

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Behind the Scenes, Law & Order: SVU, Sneak Peek

Warning: May contain spoilers so do not watch if you wish to remain spoiler free!

Law & Order SVU Spring Awakening Preview Clip 1 by tvwatchr

Law & Order SVU Spring Awakening Preview Clip 2 by tvwatchr

Law & Order SVU Spring Awakening Preview Clip 3 by tvwatchr


SVU: 15×24 “Spring Awakening” Episode Stills

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Episode Stills, Law & Order: SVU, Pictures

SVU 15×24- Spring Awakening Stills


Mariska Hargitay: ‘Society Continues to Place Misplace Blame on Survivors’

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Joyful Heart Foundation

Mariska Hargitay is the founder and president of the Joyful Heart Foundation and stars in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Despite the progress we as a nation have made in the movement to end sexual violence, much work remains.

Society continues to misplace blame and shame on survivors—both women and men—on college campuses and everywhere else. That has to end. We must confront the myths and excuses that help perpetuate sexual assault. We must speak about these issues, boldly, thoughtfully and often, because criminals thrive when we are silent, when we are reluctant to engage, when we insist that these issues are too murky to sort out.

I may not see the end of this violence in my lifetime, but I am committed to doing everything I can to bring it about.



SVU: 15×23 “Thought Criminal” Captures

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Law & Order: SVU, Screen Captures

SVU 15×23- Thought Criminal Captures


SVU: 15×23 “Thought Criminal” Sneak Peeks

Posted by: Jess -- No Comments
Categories: Law & Order: SVU, Sneak Peek

Photo of the Month

Video of the Month

Mariska's Twitter

Site Twitter

Official Links

Mariska's Official Website
Mariska's Official Twitter
Mariska's Official Facebook
Mariska's Official Instagram
Joyful Heart Foundation
End the Backlog
Law & Order: SVU Official Website

Random Quote



Site Archive

  • September 2014
  • August 2014
  • July 2014
  • June 2014
  • May 2014
  • April 2014
  • March 2014
  • February 2014
  • January 2014
  • December 2013
  • November 2013
  • October 2013
  • September 2013
  • August 2013
  • July 2013
  • June 2013
  • May 2013
  • April 2013
  • March 2013
  • February 2013
  • January 2013
  • December 2012
  • November 2012
  • October 2012
  • September 2012
  • August 2012
  • July 2012
  • June 2012
  • May 2012
  • April 2012
  • March 2012
  • February 2012
  • January 2012
  • December 2011
  • November 2011
  • October 2011
  • September 2011
  • August 2011
  • July 2011
  • June 2011
  • May 2011
  • April 2011
  • March 2011
  • February 2011
  • January 2011
  • December 2010
  • November 2010
  • October 2010
  • September 2010
  • August 2010
  • July 2010
  • June 2010
  • May 2010
  • April 2010
  • March 2010
  • February 2010
  • January 2010