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“Anything great in life costs something huge,” says Hargitay of the adoption path that led to daughter Amaya (right, in Manhattan).
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“She had a lot of joy,” says Hargitay of her mother, actress Jayne Mansfield (in Los Angeles with newborn Mariska and Mariska’s bodybuilder dad, Mickey Hargitay).
“We carve out time,” Hargitay says of nurturing her friendships with (from left) Hilary Swank, Kelly Miller and Debra Messing.
In 1994, Mariska was hired for the Power Rangers movie, right. Then she was fired. “They sent me to Australia to film,” she recalls. “It was Christmas, so I went home.”
“As a parent, you’re always reflecting on how you were raised,” says Hargitay, with her mom and half brother Tony in 1966. “What hurt you? What empowered you?”
Want MORE Mariska? Check out our November 2011 cover story.
PLUS, read our EXCLUSIVE chat with Mariska about her newly-adopted son, Andrew.
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