Eventually!!Mariska Hargitay Says Life After Law & Order: SVU 'Will Be an Enormous Adjustment'

Mariska Hargitay, who has played Olivia Benson on Law & Order: SVU since 1999, reflects on her career and advocacy work in the latest issue of People's Women Changing the World. Hearing from real-life survivors of sex crimes inspired her to become a rape crisis counselor and launch the Joyful Heart Foundation. With the show renewed for three more seasons, Hargitay continues to balance her acting career with family life and philanthropy work. Despite acknowledging that one day the show will end, she remains excited about what the future holds.

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