Mariska Hargitay is thankful after celebrating 18 years with her husband; she cried about the split before the wedding.

Mariska Hargitay has had a successful and long career in film and television. The 58-year-old actress plays Olivia Benson on Law & Order and has become a true celebrity. However, a terrible disaster occurred in her past.

Hargitay has been dealing with the devastation of the accident for many years. What matters most, however, is that the Golden Globe-winning actress has also found love and built a loving family.

Mariska and Peter Herman have been happily married for 17 years. On their first date, however, he made her cry. This tells you everything you need to know about Mariska Hargitay’s life and how she overcame adversity.