Too many TV viewers, Law & Order: SVU Star Mariska Gargayt probably feels like a family. For the past 20 years, we have been watching how Detective Olivia Benson has solved heedbread crimes and fought for justice for victims. In fact, the encouraging NBC show is now tied to the original Law & order And Gunsmoke For the honor of being the longest-running live-action television drama.
But what some viewers do not know is that Hargitta comes from a famous Hollywood family with a tragic story.
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The 54-year-old Law & order Star is the daughter of actress Jian Mansfield and actor and bodybuilder Mickey Hargittay.
Alongside stars like Marilyn Monroe and Mommy Van Doren, Mansfield was one of the most famous blonde Hollywood bombshells of the 1950s and 1960s. She was known for her roles in movies as well The girl can not help it, will Success Spoil Rock Hunter ?, the Whirler Bus, And Kiss them for me, As well as working on stage and TV.
Mansfield also posed for playboy and has a serious hand for self-promotion. Known as the "Man's Man," she would stage strategic wardrobe and rarely turned down an opportunity for an interview or public appearance. Ninety percent of the people at her 1957 marriage to Hargittay were reporters, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
"If it was not for manfield then it would probably be no Kardashians today," the journal noted.
A tragic end
While mansfield was a big star, her popularity began to wine through the 1960's. In 1967, she traveled to Biloxi, Mississippi, where she recently performed, to New Orleans when the car was reimbursed in the back of a tractor trailer. Mansfield is dead immediately, along with the two other passengers in the front seat of the vehicle. She is 34 years old.
Three children of Mensefield are also in the car – 8-year-old Micky Jr., 6-year-old Zoltan, and 3-year-old Mariska. All three survived the crash with minor injuries. (Their father, who was disoriented by Mansfield, was not in the car at the time of the accident.)
As Hargayy coped with her mother's loss
Hargittay said in interviews that she had no attention to the deadly accident, but she called her mother to a young age "the scar of my soul." Though she was only three when her mother was away, the actress says she was in her life.
"Someone once said about it [remembering] My mother: "Everything you have to do is look in the mirror," Hargayt tells one magazine earlier this year. "She is after me."
"The way I've lived with is to get it," she added. "As the saying goes, the only way out is by. In my life, I've tried to avoid pain, loss, sensation, but I've learned instead of it, because sooner or later you have To pay the paper. "
As she wishes her mother to remember
While mansfield is best remembered for her curvy figure and fall-dead gorgeous look, Hargitay wants people to know that her mother is more than just a sexual symbol.
"My mother was the amazing, beautiful, glamorous sexual symbol – but people did not know that she played the meat and had a 160 yd and had five kids and loved," she said in the interview with people. "She was so excited about her time, she was an inspiration, she had the appetite for life, and I think I share it with her."