Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57
Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City actor, dead at 57.
According to his son, Nathen Garson, actor Willie Garson, best known for his roles in the “Sex and the City” series and movie, has died. He was 57 years old at the time.
“Papa, I adore you so much. Rest in Peace, and I’m grateful you were able to share all of your experiences with me and achieve so much “On Instagram, his son expressed himself. “I’m very proud of you.”
In a statement, HBO/HBO Max announced Garson’s death and thanked him for his contributions to one of the network’s most famous programs.
“Willie Garson was a loyal friend and a brilliant light for everyone in his universe in life, as well as on film,” the statement said. “He was a part of our family for almost twenty-five years, and he created one of HBO’s most adored characters. We are heartbroken to learn of his death and send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”
In “Sex and the City,” Garson portrayed Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw’s friend and confidant (Sarah Jessica Parker). Throughout the series’ run and in both films, he featured on a frequent basis.
“Sex and the City” star Willie Garson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristian Davis, Kim Cattrall, and Cynthia Nixon.
According to a profile on the university’s website, Garson, who was born in New Jersey, began training as an actress at the age of 13 and went on to study at Wesleyan University.
Guest appearances on TV series like “Cheers” and “Family Ties” gave him his first break in Hollywood.
Garson would go on to become a well-known character actor thanks to his work on television. He had recurring notable roles on USA Network’s “White Collar,” ABC’s “NYPD Blue,” and CBS’s “Hawaii Five-0” in addition to his role in “Sex and the City.”
He’ll most recently be seen in HBO Max’s remake of the series, “And Just Like That,” which will debut later this year.
Garson was the happy father of one son, Nathen. He was also a supporter of organizations that assist youngsters in finding permanent homes via adoption.
Garson celebrated his son’s adoption day in January with an Instagram post that said, “The happiest day of my life. Always. It’s an honor to be here today, and every day, @nathen Garson.”
Following his death, several of Garson’s friends and former coworkers voiced their admiration for the actor.
In a poignant tweet, Mario Cantone, who portrayed Garson’s on-screen spouse in “Sex and the City,” called Garson a “wonderful TV partner.”
“I’m heartbroken and overcome with sadness. We will all be taken away from one other very soon.
You were a God-given gift, “he wrote “Rest in peace, my dear buddy. I’m in love with you.”
Garson’s co-star on the six-season drama “White Collar,” Matt Bomer, recalled his buddy by stating, “Garson taught me so much about bravery, perseverance, and love.”
“I still can’t imagine a world without you in it, where I wouldn’t be able to contact you when I needed to laugh or be inspired. When we said our goodbyes, you pulled off your mask (which I despise), smiled, and winked at me “he wrote, “I know it wasn’t a reflection of your suffering, but it was a reflection of all you were and are to me: someone who raised me up, made me better, and always, always made me smile.”
He said, ” “Your White Collar family is always here for Nathen, and you will always be in our hearts and thoughts. You know I want to sit at your table up there, so save a spot for me.”
Garson’s acquaintance, “This crushes my heart,” Julie Bowen of “Modern Family,” remarked. Willie Garson, a buddy who loved me even when I was at my worst (and always told me so), has passed away. Fatty, farewell. I will always adore you.”