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Mariska Hargitay Style Evolution: From Teen Beauty Queen To TV Legend (PHOTOS)

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When you're the daughter of '50s sex symbol Jayne Mansfield, it's not so surprising that you end up becoming a teen beauty queen, as Mariska Hargitay did. The Los Angeles native followed in her famous mother's footsteps, becoming an actress in her own right.

With various roles on shows like "E.R." and a long-running stint on "Law & Order: SVU," Hargitay has been consistently on television since the mid-eighties. Off-screen, the actress favors colorful prints and form-fitting shapes. As Hargitay turns 49 on Jan. 23, we're looking back at her best style moments.

Mariska Hargitay Style Evolution
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