The actress, 53, took to Instagram Sunday, April 2, to share a pic of herself with her former onscreen partner, who turned 56 that day.
In the photo, Meloni wears a white cap and striped shirt as he embraces Hargitay and leans his head against hers.
But while Benson and Stabler haven't been seen onscreen together in years, Meloni and Mariska Hargitay have been keeping fans happy by sharing all of their adorable reunion pics on social media.
"It is lovely [to still see the fan support]," Meloni said. I knew how important it was to people, how much it meant to people.
, and her husband, actor Peter Hermann, who has a recurring role on the show, first met on the set in November 2001.
To break the ice Hargitay tried making a joke, but "he didn't think I was funny,” she says with a laugh.
After the death of their mother, the three siblings were raised by their father and his third wife, Ellen Siano.
By the time she was a freshman in college, Hargitay had an agent and several small roles to her credit.
The stars posed for an adorable selfie together on Friday, March 11."Meeting peeps NYC #hangin With AFriend," Meloni, 54, captioned a Twitter photo of the twosome.
In the pic, the actor rocks a salt-and-pepper beard, a departure from his clean-shaven character on the show.
Fans of the procedural were left devastated when Meloni abruptly decided to leave the Dick Wolf–created series after season 12 in 2011.
Mariska Hargitay reunited with her former "Law & Order: SVU" co-star Christopher Meloni over the weekend for a special occasion.
On Saturday, the actress shared a cute Instagram snap of her and Chris in honor of his 56th birthday.