Willie Garson was a known name across the Entertainment industry. We all remember him from his role in Sex and the City and White Collar. It has been revealed that he just passed away at the age of 57. He had a long battle with cancer and his manager John Carrabino broke the news to the world.
So, in this article, we are going to talk about this figure and what he meant to the people. Nathen Garson, who is the son of Willie and actor Titus Welliver were the first ones to announce his death on social media.
Willie Garson: A life to remember
Nathen Garson wrote on social media – “Rest in peace and I’m so glad you got to share all your adventures with me and were able to accomplish so much. I’m so proud of you.”. The representatives from HBO and HBO Max also contributed to the condolences.
“Willie Garson was in life, as on-screen, a devoted friend and a bright light for everyone in his universe,”. This was the statement given by HBO. They further said that Willie created one of the best characters in the entire roster of HBO characters. He had been in the HBO family for about 25 years and it is a huge loss for the entire team.
Willie was born in the year 1964 in Highland Park, NJ. He got his first big role by playing Sarah Jessica Parker’s gay best friend. He played this role for the entire series and for the two films.
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Another notable role he played was that of Mozzie in the USA series White Collar. It can be seen that he was usually casted as the friend of the lead. This is perhaps due to the reason that he was charming and his dialogue timings were impeccable.
Therefore, it is a loss that Hollywood endured.