Celebrity Parents Mariska Hargitay finds similarities between son and Emmy By Staff Author Published on August 30, 2006 08:55 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Actress Mariska Hargitay, 42, who won her first Emmy, found it to be terrific. "When I named my son August, I had no idea that the month would end like this!" Mariska was looking beautiful and radiant and seems to have lost her baby weight. Son August was born on June 27th to her and husband Peter Hermann, 39. Source: People.com Thanks to CBB readers Mary Ann and Mary Beth.