On Tuesday, it was announced in a statement that William Garson Paszamant, known as Willie Garson, died on Tuesday following a short illness at age 57.
According to an obituary, his cause of death was pancreatic cancer. Garson was best known for his role in the HBO television series, Sex and The City as Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw’s best male friend.
He reprised his role for the movies based on the HBO series: Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2. According to People Magazine, Garson will appear in the Sex and the City reboot: And Just Like That….
Garson also played Mozzie on the USA Network series White Collar, Gerald Hirsch in Hawaii Five-0, and Martin Lloyd in the sci-fi series Stargate SG-1. He recently appeared in the CW’s Supergirl.
Tributes pour in for Willie Garson from co-stars
Willie Garson’s death was met with an outpouring of grief from fans praising his portrayal of Stanford Blatch on the iconic HBO series and his other movie and television roles.
In addition, his Sex and the City co-stars Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Sarah Jessica Parker all took to social media to pay tribute to Garson’s life.