Actor Willie Garson Of “Sex And The City” Has Died At 57

Willie Garson, who was best known for his role as Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City, has passed away at the age of 57.
BuzzFeed News requested comment from Garson representatives, but they did not immediately respond. The cause of his death was not immediately known.

In addition to his acting roles, Garson was also an advocate for adoption and a voice in the community. His son, Nathen Garson shared an Instagram tribute to his father.

Papa, I love you so very much. Rest in Peace, and I am so glad that you were able share your adventures with me. I am so proud of your achievements. You will always be my best friend, but it is time to start your own adventure. I know you will always be there for me. I love you more than you'll ever know, and I am glad that you are at peace. You were always the most intelligent, funny, and toughest person I have ever known. I am glad that you have shared your love with me. It will never leave me or be forgotten.

The original Sex and the City series was enhanced by Stanford's role. He was a beloved LGBTQ character and Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker's) best friend. Garson appeared in the SATC films and was also filming for And Just Like That, which will premiere on HBO Max in the fall. On his Instagram, Garson shared photos from the reboot, including one with Parker, Nixon, Davis, and a shot of him reading at the first table. Also, the actor posted a photo of himself and Stanford's actor partner Mario Cantone sitting on the chairs.