Mickey Hargitay

Actor, Bodybuilder, Plumber
Hungarian-born Mickey Hargitay was an accomplished actor who appeared in many Hollywood films throughout his career. With roles in "Holiday in Las Vegas" (1957-58), the crime drama "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" (1957) ... Read more »
Born: 01/06/1926 in Budapest, HU

Filmography

Actor (9)

Delirium 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Sons of Hercules 1997 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Mr. Universe 1986 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Promises, Promises 1963 (Movie)

King Banner (Actor)

Holiday in Las Vegas 1957 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? 1957 (Movie)

Bobo (Actor)

Spree (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Hungarian-born Mickey Hargitay was an accomplished actor who appeared in many Hollywood films throughout his career. With roles in "Holiday in Las Vegas" (1957-58), the crime drama "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" (1957) with Richard Egan and the comedic adaptation "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" (1957) with Jayne Mansfield, Hargitay began his career. He then tackled roles in "Promises, Promises" (1964), the Laszlo Szabo comedy "Mr. Universe" (1987) and "Sons of Hercules" (1998) with Richard Harrison. He also appeared in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-) and "The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield" (2001). Hargitay also acted in "Delirium." Hargitay was married to Ellen Siano and had four children. Mickey Hargitay passed away in September 2006 at the age of 80.

Relationships

Mary Birge

Wife
first wife was married when he met Jayne Mansfield divorced in 1956 have one child together

Tina Hargitay

Daughter
born c. 1949 mother is first wife, Mary Birge

Zoltán Anthony Hargitay Actor

Son
born August 1, 1960 mother is Jayne Mansfield

Eddie Hargitay Production Assistant

Godson

Miklós Hargitay

Son
born December 28, 1958 mother is Jayne Mansfield

Ede Hargitay

Brother
grandfather of actor Eddie Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay Actor

Daughter
Born January 23, 1964; mother, Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield Actor

Wife
Married January 13, 1958 after Hargitay's divorce became final had three children together, including actress Mariska Hargitay divorced in Juarez, Mexico in January 1964 died in a car crash on June 29, 1967

Ellen Siano

Wife
third wife married in 1967, until his death in 2006

Milestones

2003

Guest-starred on an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC), the show in which his daughter Mariska played a leading role

2003

Became the president of Graphic Muscle, an internet site devoted to bodybuilding

1965

Played a crazed nobleman possessed by the sadistic spirit of his ancestor in the Italian production "Bloody Pit of Horror"

1960

Played the title role opposite Jayne Mansfield in "The Loves of Hercules"

1958

Co-starred with Jayne Mansfield in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?"

1957

Made his motion picture debut in "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue"

1955

Won the Mr. Universe bodybuilding title

1947

Fled Hungary to escape the Soviet military draft

Again co-starred with Mansfield in "Promises! Promises!"

Joined Mae West's muscleman revue at New York's The Latin Quarter

Met and fell in love with screen siren Jayne Mansfield; they married in 1957

Wrapped up his acting career in a trio of horror films, "Lady Frankenstein" (1971), the perverse "The Reincarnation of Isabel" (1972), and "Delirium" (1972)

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