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Mariska Hargitay Relied on Faith When She Decided to Have More Kids at 47 Believing That ‘God Has His Timing’

Read More:For almost two decades, actress Mariska Hargitay has been married to her "Law & Order SVU" co-star. However, the Oscar-winning star faced some challenges in her marriage, which her faith saw her through.

Among all her many roles, playing Olivia Benson on "Law and Order" would be one of the most cherished experiences for Hargitay. The famous series featuring breathtaking action and an intriguing plot has been a fan favorite since it aired.

However, while fans enjoy the show for its content, Hargitay will forever remember the show as it brought her to the love of her life, "Law and Order" co-star Peter Hermann.

Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann and family attend the Opening Night of Big Apple Circus on October 27, 2019 [left], Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann participate in a Hawaiian prayer before the start of a VIP dinner party hosted by Tori Richard on August 2, 2014 [right].| Source: Getty Images

The show went beyond solving compelling crime cases; it became a nest for one of the most recent Hollywood love stories. The duo began a relationship on the show and have built a beautiful world together.

However, neither would have suspected that things would be this way the first time they met on the movie set. At the time, Hargitay was already a successful actress with nothing to prove.

The "Jocks" actress did not have any contact with her co-star the first time she walked into the set. The duo during the series's second season.

Their first real moment together came in 2002 after Hargitay shared an unpopular joke with the actor but did not receive the reaction she had expected.

The couple went on to build lots of memories together before walking down the aisle some years later. One of the most profound memories of their relationship was an unpleasant experience thousands of rats walking down the street.

Hargitay was left frightened by the scary scene, while Hermann felt embarrassed. However, they saw the funny side of things and still talked about it with a burst of hearty laughter.

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