Miklós “Mickey” Hargitay was a Hungarian-American actor and the 1955 Mr. Universe. Born in Budapest, Hargitay moved to the United States in 1947, where he eventually became a citizen. He was married to actress Jayne Mansfield and is the father of actress Mariska Hargitay. During their marriage, Hargitay and Mansfield made four movies together: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, The Loves of Hercules, Promises! Promises!, and L’Amore Primitivo.
|Born:||Miklós Hargitay, January 6, 1926, Budapest, Hungary|
|Died:||September 14, 2006, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Children:||4, including Mariska Hargitay|
|IMDb:||Mickey Hargitay’s IMDb|
About Mickey Hargitay
Mr. Universe winner who married Hollywood’s leading sex symbol of the 1950s and ’60s. His hit movies include The Loves of Hercules, Promises! Promises! and Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
He fought with the Hungarian resistance during the German occupation in WWII.
He first met his future wife when performing on stage at the Latin Quarter in 1956.
He married actress Jayne Mansfield and they appeared in several movies together.
His daughter Mariska Hargitay played detective Olivia Benson in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
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