Willie Garson, of the Sex and the City series, died on 21 September 2021 at 57 of an undisclosed health condition.
Nathen Garson broke the news via his Instagram, writing:
“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.”
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In a statement, an HBO/HBO Max spokesperson also confirmed Garson’s passing and honoured his contributions to the network in one of its most iconic shows.
“Willie Garson was in life, as on screen, a devoted friend and a bright light for everyone in his universe,” the statement reads. “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.“
Willie Garson started his career as an actor at age 13 and went on to study at Wesleyan University, according to his bio, which was posted on the university’s website. He got his first break in Hollywood on TV shows like Cheers and Family Ties, starring guest roles.
Asides from his role in Sex and the City, which made him famous, he had recurring memorable parts on USA Network’s White Collar, ABC’s NYPD Blue, and CBS’s Hawaii Five-0.
Garson was a proud parent of one child – his son Nathen, whom he adopted in 2009. Garson’s many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor in the wake of his passing.
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