Actress Mariska Hargitay at 2008 Emmy Awards. Author:

Mariska Hargitay and her husband Peter Hermann recently adopted a baby girl.  Their new baby girl ,Amaya Josephine, joins older brother August Miklos Friedrich Hermann.  Hargitay gave birth to 5 year-old August on June 28, 2006 via emergency cesarean section.     

Hargitay stars on the NBC drama Law and Order: Special victims unit.  She is among a family of celebrities and actors.  Her late parents where actress Jayne Mansfield, and actor/bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay.    Mariska Hargitay met her husband while filming on the set of Law and Order: SVU.   Hermann was playing the recurring role of defense attorney Trevor Langan. 

Source: USMagazine