On Tuesday, September 20, Hollywood actor Willie Garson passed away after a short illness at the age of 57. His son, Nathen Garson, shared the news of his father’s passing on Instagram.
Garson began his television career booking small roles on popular programs in the ’80s and ’90s. In 1998, he took on what would become one of his most prominent television roles as Stanford Blatch in Sex and the City. He reprised his role for the spinoff films Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2, and was set to appear in the upcoming reboot.
Garson also took on memorable roles in film, appearing in several projects by Peter and Bobby Farrelly including KingPin, There’s Something About Mary and Fever Pitch. His other film credits included Soapdish, Groundhog Day and Being John Malkovich. Other television roles included John from Cincinnati, Whole Way Down, Hawaii Five-O, and NYPD Blue. Most recently, he did voice work for Big Mouth and had a recurring role on Supergirl from 2019-20.