Sex and the City stars mourn tragic death of Willie Garson

Sex and the City stars mourn tragic death of Willie Garson

Sex and the City former Willie Garson was confirmed to have died at the age of 57 on Tuesday. © Collage: IMAGO / Everett Collection & MediaPunch

The beloved actor best known for his role as Carrie Bradshaw’s BFF Stamford Blatch shockingly passed away on Tuesday.

The devastating news was confirmed by her adopted son, Nathen, who wrote a heartfelt tribute to her late father on Instagram.

According to People, the 57-year-old man was suffering from pancreatic cancer at the time of his death.

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In June, it was confirmed that the veteran star would reprise her role in the SATC reboot, And Just Like That.

Willie had already shot several scenes for the next series.

Throughout his career, the actor has also played prominent roles in White Collar, Hawaii Five-O, and the films There’s Something About Mary and Freaky Friday.

Following the news, the late actor’s co-stars and friends shared moving tributes in his honor.

Mario Cantone, Willie’s on-screen husband, wrote, “I couldn’t have had a brighter TV partner. I’m devastated and just overwhelmed with sadness. Soon distant from all of us.

Cynthia Nixon playing Miranda Hobbs share, “So deeply, deeply sad that we lost @ Willie.Garson. We all loved him and loved working with him. He was endlessly funny on screen and in real life. He was a source of light, of friendship and show business traditions. He was a consummate professional – always. My heart goes out to his son, @Nathen_Garson. “

She added, “Nathen, I hope you know how much he loved you and how proud he was to be your father.”

Kim Cattrall, best known for her role as Samantha Jones in the original series, also paid tribute to her late co-star in call his death, “Such sad news and a terribly sad loss for the SATC family.”

“I love you so much daddy. Rest in peace and I am so happy that you were able to share all of your adventures with me and that you were able to accomplish so much,” Nathen wrote.

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