Mariska Hargitay Adopts

USMagazine, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 6:46pm (PDT)

Mariska Hargitay and her husband, Peter Hermann, are the proud parents of a baby girl.

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"The couple are overjoyed by the wonder of their new daughter," Hargitay's rep, Leslie Sloane, tells "Her brother, August, is thrilled to have the sister he's always wanted."

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The 47-year-old "Law and Order SUV" star has named her new daughter Amaya Josephine.

Amaya Josephine was adopted from the United States. A source tells, "It was a long time coming. A dream finally realized after a bunch of heartache along the way!”

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The couple was married in August 2004.

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