Willie GarsonThe cause of death has been confirmed.
The “Sex and the CityThe star passed away on Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to his obituary in The New York Times. The actor was 57 years old and was survived by his son Nathan.
“I love you so much Daddy. Rest in peace and I’m so glad you shared all your adventures with me and were able to achieve so much,” wrote Nathan. “I am 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 will always be with me.”
Garson is best known for playing Stanford Blatch, girlfriend of Carrie Bradshaw, in the HBO comedy series and subsequent films.
A spokesperson for HBO described Garson “in life, as it appears on screen,” as “a loyal friend and a shining light to everyone in his world.”
“He created one of the most beloved characters from the HBO gods and has been a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years,” the memorial reads. “We are deeply saddened to learn of his death and extend our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones,” he added.
The SATC co-stars Garson took to social media to pay homage to their late friend.
Cynthia Nixon, who played Miranda Hobbs on the series, wrote in a tweet, She wrote, “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, friendship and business tradition. He was a brilliant professional – always.”
Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones, coined, “This is sad news and an unfortunate loss for the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo.”
Kristen Davis, who played Charlotte York, said: Instagram, “He was smarter and funnier than you could have imagined. We are deprived without him.”
“But I really want to pay tribute to his brave commitment to single parenthood. We have talked about being a single parent through adoption so often. Nothing has given him more joy and pride than his son Nathan. The strength and wisdom of Nathan is evident after his years in his life. Lovely tribute to his father .love is earned by dear Willie.”
while, Sarah Jessica Parker He did not make a statement. On Wednesday, she revealed on Instagram why it took her a while before doing so. She commented on appreciation for Chris Noth (aka Mr. Page): “Thank you dear Chris. I’m not ready yet. XXX.”
Garson’s last photo was captured while filming scenes over the summer for HBO Max’s upcoming “SATC” revival series “And Just Like That.”
Born in Highland Park, New Jersey, William Garson Passamant began studying acting at the age of 13 at the Actors Institute in New York. He has made hundreds of appearances on television and in motion pictures.
Besides “SATC”, he was also known for playing Mozzie, a con man on the TV show “White Collar” and also had recurring roles in “NYPD Blue”, “Hawaii Five-0” and “Supergirl”.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.