'Law & Order: SVU's' Mariska Hargitay Donates $100,000 to UCLA

Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay has donated $100,000 to her alma mater, the UCLA School of Theater Film and Television.

The donation goes toward an acting scholarship, dubbed the Mariska Hargitay Scholarship for Acting Students, and earmarked for both graduate and undergraduate studies and will be awarded based on merit.

"After all I have received from TFT for my journey as an actor; I am so excited to give back," Hargitay said in a statement announcing the news. "My education there not only gave me an invaluable foundation for my craft, but also lit the fire of enthusiasm, perseverance and pursuit of excellence that has fueled me ever since. I cheer for the students now receiving those gifts at TFT, and to play a part in their journey as artists is hugely gratifying." Read More...



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