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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameKarl Peter Frederic Albert Hermann
Height 6' 5" (1.96 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Peter Hermann lived in Germany until he was age 10. He was later educated at Yale University.

He met his wife Mariska Hargitay, on the set of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

Before becoming an actor, Peter taught ESL and Special Ed as part of Teach For America Program. After that, he became a fact checker at Vanity Fair.

He speaks four languages: English, German, Spanish, and French.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: jessica

Spouse (1)

Mariska Hargitay (28 August 2004 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (8)

Engaged to Mariska Hargitay. [April 2004]
Is of German heritage.
Son-in-law of Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield.
He and his wife, Mariska Hargitay, are expecting their first child [November 30, 2005].
He and his wife, Mariska Hargitay, became the parents of son August Miklós Friedrich on June 28, 2006. He weighed 10 pounds, 9 ounces.
Brother-in-law of Mickey Hargitay Jr. and Zoltan Hargitay.
Peter and Mariska Hargitay adopted a baby boy and named him Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann [October 19, 2011].
Peter and Mariska Hargitay adopted a baby girl and named her Amaya Josephine Hermann [April 7, 2011].

Personal Quotes (4)

Language patterns solidify at 10, 11, 12, so I was able to learn English fairly easily, with no accent. I didn't do speech or vocal work to get rid of the German accent; I was just lucky.
I was born in New York, but I was only here for two months. My parents are German, and I grew up in Germany for my first 10 years.
Some days, I just love the physical space of the theater. I love theaters; they are heartbreakingly beautiful to me.
I still speak to my parents only in German, and I have endless family over there.

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