‘Sex and the City’ Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

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Willie Garson arrives astatine  The Alliance for Children's Rights 28th Annual Dinner successful  Beverly Hills, Calif., connected  March 5, 2020. (Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

Willie Garson arrives astatine The Alliance for Children's Rights 28th Annual Dinner successful Beverly Hills, Calif., connected March 5, 2020. (Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES—Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw’s person connected TV’s “Sex and the City” and its movie sequels, has died, his lad announced Tuesday. He was 57.

“I emotion you truthful overmuch papa. Rest In Peace and I’m truthful gladsome you got to stock each your adventures with maine and were capable to execute truthful much,” Nathen Garson wrote connected Instagram. “I’m truthful arrogant of you.”

“You ever were the toughest and funniest and smartest idiosyncratic I’ve known,” his lad added.

No details of his decease were released. Messages seeking remark from his representatives weren’t instantly returned.

Garson portrayed Blatch, a endowment cause and the devoted champion antheral person to Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie for six seasons. He reprised the relation successful the films “Sex and the City” and “Sex and the City 2,” and had been filming an upcoming bid revival for HBO Max called “And Just Like That.”

Willie Garson and Sarah Jessica Parker Actor Willie Garson (L) and histrion Sarah Jessica Parker look astatine the MTV Movie Awards successful Los Angeles, Calif., connected June 1, 2008. (Matt Sayles/AP Photo)

“Willie Garson was successful life, arsenic on-screen, a devoted person and agleam airy for everyone successful his universe,” an HBO Facebook connection said. “We are profoundly saddened to larn of his passing and widen our sincere condolences to his household and loved ones.”

Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda Hobbes successful the series, expressed her sorrow successful a tweet.

“We each loved him and adored moving with him. He was endlessly comic on-screen and successful existent life,” she wrote. “He was a root of light, friendship, and amusement concern lore. He was a consummate professional—always.”

Born William Garson Paszamant successful Highland Park, New Jersey, Garson began studying acting astatine property 13 astatine the Actors Institute successful New York. He made hundreds of appearances connected TV and successful question pictures.

Besides “Sex and the City,” helium was possibly champion known arsenic Mozzie, a con antheral connected the TV amusement “White Collar,” and besides had recurring roles connected “NYPD Blue,” “Hawaii Five-0” and “Supergirl.”

Garson, who was an advocator for adoption agencies, adopted his son, Nathen, successful 2009 and marked the adoption successful a January Instagram posting that read: “Best time of my life. Always.”

The Associated Press

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