Sex And The City Star Willie Garson Dead At 57
The Sex and the City actor, who recently reprised his role as Stanford Blatch for the upcoming reboot And Just Like That, passed away on September 21 at the age of 57.
It was not known how long he was battling the illness for, but Garson’s cause of death was confirmed in an obituary published in the New York Times on Thursday.
The star’s obituary reads:
William Garson Paszamant, better known as Willie Garson to his many fans and throughout the entertainment industry, noted actor of stage, film, and television, has died at age 57 at his home in Los Angeles. The cause was pancreatic cancer. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations to be made in his name go to the Alliance for Children’s Rights.
Garson’s highly successful career in Hollywood, which included 300 television appearances and roles in over 70 films.
Garson adopted his only child, son Nathen, in 2009. Nathen, now 20-years-old, confirmed his father’s tragic passing via Instagram on Tuesday, September 21.
Nathen penned a heartfelt tribute to his late father on Instagram, which included some of his favorite memories of 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 is also survived by his sister Lisa Clark and brother John Paszamant, as well as three nieces and two nephews.