“Sex and the City” stars pay tribute to late Willie Garson
The actor Willie Garson, best known to the general public for his role as Stanford in the TV series Sex and the City, died at the age of 57.
The cause of his death has not been disclosed yet.
In addition to his many acting roles, Garson was an advocate in the adoption community, and his son, Nathen shared a tribute to his late father on Instagram:
@nathen_garson:”I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I’m so glad 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 known. I’m glad you shared you’re love with me. I’ll never forget it or lose it “
“Willie Garson was in life, as on screen, a light for everyone in his universe. He created one of HBO’s most beloved characters and was a member of our family for nearly 25 years. We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing and extend condolences to his family and loved ones.” HBO Max said on Twitter.
Friends and costars of the Sex and the City actor flocked to their socials to mourn his death.
Kim Cattrall: “Such sad news and a terribly sad loss to the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo”
Cynthia Nixon: “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.”
@iamkristindavis: “I first met Willie in 1995 on the spooky nighttime set of the X-files. He immediately made me laugh. Little did I know that we would have the joy of sharing Sex and the City + And Just Like That together. Willie is beloved by our entire community. He was smarter and funnier than you ever would have imagined. We are bereft without him.
But I really want to pay tribute to his fearless commitment to single fatherhood. We spoke about being single parents through adoption often. And nothing gave him more joy and pride than his son Nathen. Nathen’s strength and wisdom beyond his years are evident in his beautiful tribute to his dad. The outpouring of love is earned dear Willie.
I am thankful for all of the time we had and grateful that so much of your bright light is on film forever.
Maybe we can do our pod cast the next time around ?
We love you forever xoxo”
Willie Garson, who famously starred as Carrie Bradshaw’s best male friend Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City, and Neal Caffrey’s sidekick Mozzie on USA’s White Collar.
His last role before his death was participation in the sequel to the TV series “Sex and the City”, which brought him the most popularity.
His last tweet is a parting word…
@WillieGarson:”BE KIND TO EACH OTHER……ALWAYS. LOVE TO ALL. APRROACH KINDNESS.”