Why Fans Can’t Get Enough of Mariska Hargitay’s Recent Throwback Photos

Mariska Hargitay has her fair share of loyal fans out there who can’t get enough of every little thing she does, and we’re definitely included among them. She recently posted some awesome throwback Thursday images that have fans talking. Read on to learn why you need to see these photos.

Mariska Hargitay’s throwback Thursday photos

Mariska Hargitay
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Hargitay is known to share some unique images with her fans on social media, but these certainly take the cake. She uploaded a few throwback Thursday pics that will give loyal SVU fans major nostalgia.

In one image, a young Hargitay is smiling for the camera. Hargitay captioned the image with, “How’s that for a #tbt #BabyBenson.”

Fans can’t help but compare the past Hargitay to her present self. “You’ve still got it 😍,” an Instagram user wrote.

“Omg you were so young there 😊,” another said.

More than a few Instagram users commented to let Hargitay know how much she looks like her mother in the photo. “You sure look like your mom and wow you were always gorgeous and I just adore your show!” an Instagram user said.

Another image shows Hargitay dressed as a cop

In the next throwback photo, we see Hargitay dressed as a cop and she’s clearly quite young at the time. It’s from her days on Tequila and Bonetti from the early 90s.

She captioned the image with: “That other post was child’s play. becoming Olivia Benson was a process…. this is the real #BabyBenson #SVU21 #BensonBeforeBenson.”

People went crazy for Hargitay in uniform. “The best there is 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼,” an Instagram user commented.

Numerous fans praise Hargitay’s looks over time. “You were cute back then but you’re prettier now 🧡🤩,” someone said.

“Benson with bangs before Benson,” another user hilariously said.

Many fans clearly find Hargitay an inspiration and a voice for those who need it. “Watching the process has been amazing… #BabyBenson to #CaptainBenson 👊 Thank you for creating such a compassionate character and a voice for survivors. Much love and respect,” another Instagram user commented.

The best throwback photo was saved for last

The absolutely cutest photo comes last and it shows a young Hargitay as just a child wearing a cop hat and smiling her famous smile.

“Ok…. I was holding out on you! here’s my real #TBT #BabyBabyBenson #DestinedToBeACop #DestinedToBeOliviaBenson #IStartedEarly #Destiny #Fate #BornToBeBenson,” Hargitay captioned the photo.

Fans have a lot of feeling about this seriously adorable throwback photo of Hargitay from childhood.

“Forever my favorite picture of you,” an Instagram user expressed.

“You have outdone yourself #youngbenson is the only Benson I’ll take 🤭🥰,” someone said.

“You’re just really out here posting all of these adorable photos aren’t you?💓💓☺️☺️👏,” another said.

It’s like Hargitay knew back then what her destiny would really be. She is now one of the most widely known and respected actresses in the world. “Wow you knew even back then! Destiny!!” someone commented.

Mariska Hargitay has really outdone herself with these amazing throwback photos that fans can’t get enough of.