Willie Garson, the actor greatest identified for enjoying expertise agent Stanford Blatch in Sex and the City, has died on the age of 57.
A member of the family of Garson’s confirmed his dying to Variety. But the trigger was not instantly disclosed.
“The ‘Sex and the City’ family has lost one of its own. Our amazing Willie Garson,” Michael Patrick King, the chief producer of “SATC” and “And Just Like That,” stated in an announcement. “His spirit and his dedication to his craft was present every day filming ‘And Just Like That.’ He was there — giving us his all — even while he was sick. His multitude of gifts as an actor and person will be missed by everyone. In this sad, dark moment we are comforted by our memory of his joy and light.”
Mario Cantone, Garson’s on-screen companion on “Sex and the City,” paid tribute to his good friend on Twitter.
“I couldn’t have had a more brilliant TV partner,” he tweeted. “I’m devastated and just overwhelmed with Sadness. Taken away from all of us way soon. You were a gift from the gods. Rest my sweet friend. I love you.”
“Willie Garson was in life, as on screen, a devoted friend and a bright light for everyone in his universe,” reads an announcement from HBO/HBO Max. “He created one of the most beloved characters from the HBO pantheon and was a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years. We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing and extend our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.”
In the hit HBO collection, he performed the position of shut good friend and confidante of Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie Bradshaw. Most just lately, he had been engaged on the spin-off collection And Just Like That. Garson additionally appeared within the follow-up movies, Sex and the City, and Sex and the City 2. He was just lately reprising the position in a reboot of the TV collection, And Just Like That, which is at the moment in manufacturing.
Garson was also called conman Mozzie within the TV collection White Collar.
Garson’s tv profession has included elements on among the most high-profile exhibits from the 90s and 2000s, together with Twin Peaks, Friends, The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Ally McBeal, Boy Meets World and extra.
His movie credit embody “KingPin” (1996), “There’s Something About Mary” (1998) and “Fever Pitch” (2005). His different movie credit included “Soapdish” (1991), “Groundhog Day” (1993), “Being John Malkovich” (1999) and “Freaky Friday” (2003).
Most just lately, Garson lent his voice to “Big Mouth” and had a recurring position on “Supergirl” from 2019 to 2020. Garson’s upcoming tasks included “And Just Like That” and the collection “Duke of the Valley.”