The 57-year old actor who was best known for Stanford Blatch in Carrie Bradshaw’s Sex and the City has died. Willie Garson died on Tuesday as he was suffering from a short illness, but according to some reports, Garson had pancreatic cancer, which caused the death. Moreover, reports also confirm that he was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
On his death, his son Nather Garson has posted something on Instagram. Here’s the Instagram post
The above post reads I love you so much, papa. Rest In Peace, and I’m happy you got to share all your adventures with me and were able to accomplish so much. I’m so proud of you. I will always love you, but I think it’s time for you to go on an adventure of your own. You’ll always be with me. Love you more than you will ever know, and I’m glad you can be at peace now. You always were the toughest and funniest, and smartest person I’ve learned. I’m so happy you shared your love with me. I’ll never forget it or lose it.
Confirming Garson’s passing, HBO/HBO Max spokesperson and the network honored his contributions to one of its most iconic shows in a statement. They stated that Willie Garson was on-screen just as he was in personal life, a loving friend, and a bright light to everyone in his universe. He created one of the most favorite characters from the HBO pantheon and was a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years. They added that they feel deeply disheartened to learn of his passing, and they have extended their deepest sympathies to his family and loved ones.
On losing one of the Sex and the City families, Willie Garson, the franchise’s executive producer, Michael Patrick King, revealed his feeling. He said that Garson’s spirit and dedication to his profession were present every day in filming and will remain present in the future. Everyone will miss his number of gifts as an actor and person.
The official Instagram account for the movie And Just Like That in which Garson is going to appear has posted a message expressing their feeling on Willie’s death.
Here’s the post
The post reads, Willie Garson was on-screen just as he was in personal life, a loving friend, and a bright light to everyone in his universe. He created one of the most favorite characters from the HBO pantheon and was a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years. They added that they feel deeply disheartened to learn of his passing, and they have extended their deepest sympathies to his family and loved ones.
We let you know that Willie has appeared in overall 75 films and more than 300 TV episodes.
Garson was born on 20th February 1964 in Highland Park, New Jersey. His mother’s name was Muriel (née Schwartz), and his father’s name was Donald M. Paszamant. Garson was Jewish. At the age of 11 years, Willie attended Camp Wekeela summer camp in Hartford, Maine. He was graduated from Highland Park High School in 1982. After three years, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater from Wesleyan University and got a degree of Master of Fine Arts from the Yale Drama School.
Garson had a recurring role as Henry Coffield on NYPD Blue and as well known character Stanford Blatch in Sex and the City series His other television series include
- Mr. Belvedere;
- My Two Dads;
- Quantum Leap;
- Twin Peaks;
- Boy Meets World,
- Girl Meets World,
- Ally McBeal,
- Party of Five,
- Star Trek: Voyager;
- Special Unit 2,
- Just Shoot Me!,
- Ask Harriet,
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer,
Friends and more. He has co-starred in the 2007 HBO series John from Cincinnati. He co-starred as Mozzie in the USA Network series White Collar from 2009 to 2014.
Cynthia Nixon posted on her Twitter account that Williehis colleagues loved Garson.
So deeply, deeply sad we have lost @WillieGarson. We all loved him and adored working with him. He was endlessly funny on-screen and and in real life. He was a source of light, friendship and show business lore. He was a consummate professional— always. pic.twitter.com/G63EJIj8lG
— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) September 22, 2021
We are unfortunate as we have lost @WillieGarson. We all loved him and we love working with him. He was endlessly funny on-screen and in real life too. Willie was a source of light, friendship, and show business knowledge. He was a consummate professional— always.