“Sex and the City” cast members share their love and admiration for Willie Garson, the actor who starred in the show, Stanford Bleach, who died Tuesday.
Garson, 57, was sick during the shooting of the upcoming “Sex and the City” spinoff, “and just like that …” said Michael Patrick King, the show’s executive producer. Diversity Despite that unknown illness, Garson “was giving us everything he had.”
Many friends and fans came on social media to mourn and pay their respects to the late actor.
The group behind “And Just Like This …” issued a statement praising Garson for being “a devoted friend and a shining light to everyone in his universe.”
Candace Bushnell, creator of “Sex and the City” Tweeted That Garson’s Stanford is so “dear to me and Willie brought him to life so beautifully. What a gift for all of us.”
Three of the show’s most famous paramours – Steve (David Eisenberg), Harry (Evan Handler) and Big (Chris Knott) – share sweet thoughts about Garson’s death:
The three main stars of the show – Cynthia Nixon, Kim Catral and Christine Davis – honored Garson’s legacy with an emotional word of appreciation.
Nixon called Garson “endlessly ridiculous” and “the source of light, friendship and business wisdom.” He expressed his condolences to Garson’s son Nathan.
Catharl called Garson’s death a “terrible loss.” Davis recalled “a heartbreaking episode of meeting Garson on the haunted set of X-Files in 1995.”
“He immediately made me laugh. Little did I know that we would enjoy sharing sex and CT + and so on, ”Davis wrote. “Willie is dear to our whole community. He was much smarter and funnier than you. We are zero without him.” He also saluted his “fearless commitment to single parenthood.”
Actor Mario Canton, who portrayed Garson’s fierce-boyfriend in the series and his next two films, praised him as a “bright TV partner” and a “gift of the gods.”
The cause of death was not immediately clear.
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