Sex And The City star Willie Garson has died at the age of 57

Sex And The City star Willie Garson has died at the age of 57.

The actor, best known as Stanford Blatch on the HBO comedy, died at home with his family.

Garson’s 18 year old adopted son Nathen confirmed the news on Instagram, shares a collection of photos of his father. Among them he was seen with a view of the sea, walking in a meadow of flowers and playing the trumpet.

Next to the snapshot he wrote: “I love you so much, Dad. Rest in peace and I am glad that you were able to share all your adventures with me and achieve so much. I’m so proud of you.


Willie seen on the set as Stanford Blatch in August (Image credit: Splash News)

“I will always love you, but I think it is time you embarked on your own adventure. You will always be with me. I love you more than you will ever know and I am glad that you can be at peace now.

“You were always the toughest, funniest, and smartest person I know. I am glad you shared [your] Love with me I will never forget or lose it. “

Willie Garson
Willie alongside co-star Sarah Jessica Parker (Image: Splash)

The actor’s cause of death is not yet known. However, TMZ reports that he was privately seeking cancer treatment.

In August, Garson reunited with Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristen Davis to repeat his role as Stanford in Reboot … And Just Like That.

Willie Garson’s cherished life and career

Willie Garson, full name William Garson Paszamant, February 20, 1964. He was raised by his parents in New Jersey.

He earned a Masters in Fine Arts from Yale University and a degree in Fine Arts in Theater from Wesleyan University.

He started his career in 1986 and immediately starred in popular shows such as Family Ties and Cheers.

He has since appeared on popular shows like NYPD Blue, Boy Meets World, Girl Meets World, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Friends, and Hawaii 5-0.

Willie Garson and son
Garson adopted son Nathen in 2009 (Image: Splash)

He appeared as Mozzie in the legal drama White Collar and The Minister in Boy Meets World.

He also voiced characters in Netflix’s foul-smelling puberty comedy Big Mouth.

In the film he worked frequently with The Farrelly Brothers. He appeared in three of her films – There’s Something About Mary, Kingpin, and Fever Pitch.

Additionally, he later appeared in the 2004 reboot of Freaky Friday as an extremely anxious therapy patient for Jamie Lee Curtis. Other roles include Groundhog Day, Jackass 2.0, Just Like Heaven and Being John Malkovich.

Stanford Blatch
Stanford was lead actress Carrie Bradshaw’s trusted gay best friend in Sex and The City (Image: HBO)

When he died, he had over 180 acting credits. His last project was … and just like that.

In 2009 he adopted the seven-year-old Nathen. Nathen celebrated his 18th birthday in July.

In a heartfelt message to his son, Garson shared a photo of him as a young boy. Next to it he wrote: “Happy birthday to my little devil who is now an adult, more than any idea of ​​a son I could have imagined with the best heart I know.

“I love you more than I can imagine. May this next year of college be the stepping stone to your future, knowing that I and many others are with you always. I adore you.”

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