, she says that with Meloni's Detective Stabler out of the picture, it's now finally time for her character, Detective Olivia Benson, to open herself up to love.
All that will-they-or-won't-they was holding Benson back, Hargitay says.
He continued: 'There's a lot to be said for that when you're working with someone for 16 hours a day, you better get along when the cameras aren't rolling as well as when it is.
Law & Order's Christopher Meloni and wife, Sherman, on how they fell in love. One afternoon, Chris was driving in the Hollywood Hills when someone called his name. She was throwing a party, and she wanted him to come. And once again concluded that she was "cool, funny, sexy." But … Meloni returned to New York, the city he loves best. And then, because the bride was working on a movie in Miami, she raced to the airport. With his square jaw and intense gaze, Chris Meloni may look like a serious fellow, but when he was a college kid, he decided, more or less on a whim, to become an actor, and he hopped on his motorcycle and roared off to Los Angeles. And I thought: I can take him anywhere."Considering that the guy had disappeared back East for two years, how did she know he'd gotten serious?
The passionate detective has one solace: his four young children. But no actor can avoid Los Angeles and, soon enough, he was back. That knocked him back: "You don't bump into people in L. (Six weeks later, he was back at the University of Colorado at Boulder.) Sherman Williams, on the other hand, may have looked like a hot biker chick, but she was the daughter of an oil executive, a dedicated student at Cal Arts and Parsons, and a Southern girl with oldfashioned values. "On our first date,we went to three parties, given by three sets of my friends," she recalls. "There were two concrete steps in front of his house," she says. Not the things that usually spell "time to get married." "Yes, but underneath all of Sherman's style, she's very traditional," Chris explains.
And that is unfortunate, because his wife recently decided to divorce him. And concluded she was an eleven on a coolness scale of ten. "Chris had them cut out so I could get my cycle onto his lawn."His-and-her motorcycles. On both sides, there was a common dream—a house with children. "Without a certain amount of money, there's stress," Chris says.
"She's a person, like me and like a lot of people who have gone to that school..can be perfectly happy sleeping in a wet sleeping bag on a stone floor, or staying in a fancy hotel," he said of his costar.
The event included day and evening activities, and a vow renewal on the beach at the Vallarta Palace hotel in Nuevo Vallarta, a town just outside Puerto Vallarta, where she and Dudd honeymooned a decade ago.actress is dating her costar Tim Daly, who plays the husband of her character Elizabeth Faulkner Mc Cord on the CBS political drama.PHOTOS: Costar couples "Their chemistry on set is electrifying," a source tells Us of Leoni, 48, and Daly, 58."Chris and I started together and we were extremely close and obviously have this amazing chemistry, which was a gift," the 48-year-old actress told reporters at NBC's summer press day Wednesday."[But] there was no room for a man in her life because of their connection." 's End of the Affair: "This never happened" This season, Benson found love with ADA David Haden (Harry Connick Jr.).