Hargitay is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Television. Her star is located next to that of her mother, Jayne Mansfield. Friends Maria Bello, Hilary Swank, and Debra Messing attend the event in support of Hargitay. Law & Order creator Dick Wolf:
I love you, you’ve done an incredible job. You are one of the icons of television, and certainly, I think the female icon for millions of women not only here, but all around the world.