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Mariska Hargitay Returns to Law & Order Set

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Mariska Hargitay Returns to Work

Originally posted 01/26/2009 06:35PM

Mariska Hargitay has returned to the Law & Order: SVU set, two weeks after news broke that the actress had suffered a partially collapsed lung.

"She's back at work," her rep confirms. A rep for the production company also confirmed that Hargitay was on SVU's set as of Monday afternoon.

Hargitay's absence caused filming to cease last week, according to sources. Although she was nominated for both a Golden Globe and a SAG award for her role as Det. Olivia Benson, Hargitay was absent from both of those awards ceremonies this month.

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Mariska Hargitay Recuperates While SVU Shoots

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Mariska Hargitay Recuperating While SVU Shoots

Originally posted 01/14/2009 04:40PM

Law & Order: SVU is back in production, but sources tell PEOPLE that the show's lead actress, Mariska Hargitay, who suffered a partially collapsed lung during the show's holiday hiatus, has not yet returned to work.

On Monday, the star's rep released a statement saying "Mariska Hargitay has been sidelined with a pneumothorax (a partially collapsed lung)," adding that in spite of her condition, the 44-year-old actress "will appear in all episodes for the rest of the season of Law & Order: SVU."

The rep has not said why Hargitay hasn't returned to the set, or given any indication how long her illness will keep her away.

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Mariska Hargitay Suffers a Collapsed Lung

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Mariska Hargitay Suffers a Collapsed Lung

Originally posted 01/12/2009 06:15PM

Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay has a partially collapsed lung, but won't miss any work, according to her rep.

"Mariska Hargitay has been sidelined with a pneumothorax (a partially collapsed lung)," the rep says.

In spite of her condition, the 44-year-old actress "will appear in all episodes for the rest of the season of Law & Order: SVU," the rep says.

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Mariska Hargitay Hoping for Second Baby | Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay Hoping for Second Baby

Originally posted 12/02/2008 05:10PM

With 10 seasons of Law & Order: SVU under her belt, Emmy-winning actress Mariska Hargitay says she'd consider leaving the hit show – for one very important reason.

"I just want to see my kid," the 44-year-old actress, who is mom to son August, 2, says in the January issue of Ladies' Home Journal.

Or maybe some maternity leave in the future would more appropriate. Hargitay says that she and husband Peter Hermann are "trying" to have another child and expand their family.

Despite her successful career and family life, Hargitay didn't always feel so confident. She thinks of herself as a late bloomer.

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Stars' Stripped-Down Pics Go Up for Auction | Angie Harmon, Jennifer Hudson

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Stars' Stripped-Down Pics Go Up for Auction

Originally posted 05/08/2008 09:55AM

Move over, Miley Cyrus. Stars like Jennifer Hudson, Mariska Hargitay and Angie Harmon all stripped down for Allure's annual portfolio of naked stars. And Editor in Chief Linda Wells is dishing the dirt on the birthday-suit shoots.

"Stars do get surprisingly rattled," she told PEOPLE Wednesday night, during the magazine's Most Alluring Bodies silent auction in New York City. And even though they didn't all appear in Allure, nude portraits of Angelina Jolie, Gisele Bundchen, Kate Moss and Scarlett Johansson were donated by photographers to benefit Skin Cancer Research.

"We've had some of the most gorgeous people with the most gorgeous bodies really have a moment of crisis when they have to drop the robe," said Wells.

So have there been any major surprises during the nude photoshoots? "Some people haven't discovered the bikini wax," she said. "That was a shock. And that is a very expensive bikini wax when you're [forced to fake it] with a lot of retouching."

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Emmy Nominees Prepare for TV's Big Night on Sunday | Felicity Huffman

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Emmy Nominees Prepare for TV's Big Night on Sunday

Originally posted 09/15/2007 06:00PM

The bleachers are already set up outside Los Angeles's Shrine Auditorium for Sunday night's 59th annual Emmy Awards – but are the nominees and their presenters ready?

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Mariska's Dad Mickey Hargitay Dies at 80 | Mariska Hargitay

Mariska's Dad Mickey Hargitay Dies at 80

Originally posted 09/19/2006 07:50AM

Mickey Hargitay, the 1955 Mr. Universe and father – with late sex symbol Jayne Mansfield – of actress Mariska Hargitay, died of multiple myeloma Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ellen, his wife of 38 years, tells the Los Angeles Times. He was 80.

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Backstage at Emmys: Winners & Smokers | Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland

Backstage at Emmys: Winners & Smokers

Originally posted 08/28/2006 11:20AM

Par for the course, some winners spoke too long onstage and got the hook – in the form of exit music – after winning their Emmys on Sunday night, but backstage at the Shrine Auditorium the stars could take their time having their say or even lighting up.

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Mariska, Kiefer Score First-Time Emmys | Mariska Hargitay

UpdatePosted 08/27/2006 11:15PM

Mariska, Kiefer Score First-Time Emmys

Originally posted 08/27/2006 08:35PM

Sunday's 58th annual Emmy Awards ceremony was a big night for first-time winners. After three nominations, Mariska Hargitay finally won her first Emmy, as leading actress in the dramatic series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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Mariska Hargitay Has a Son | Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay, Husband Have a Son

Originally posted 06/29/2006 12:40PM

Mariska Hargitay and her husband, Peter Hermann, welcomed their first child, a son named August, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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