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.