There will never be another Willie Garson.
The actor, adored for his portrayal of Stanford Blatch in Sex and the city, died Tuesday, September 21 at the age of 57. Garson’s son, Nathen Garsen, the news confirmed on Instagram, while HBO paid tribute in a touching statement shared with E! New.
“Willie Garson was in life, and on screen, a devoted friend and a bright light to everyone in his world,” said a spokesperson. “He created one of the most beloved characters in the HBO Hall of Fame and has been a member of our family for almost 25 years. We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing and extend our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones. “
Garson’s cause of death was not immediately confirmed.
In the month before his unexpected death, Garson was working hard on the set for HBO Max SATC renaissance, which is called And just like that. August 2, him and her husband on screen Mario cantone were photographed filming scenes in black costumes. A few weeks earlier, on July 24, Garson was costumed in one of Stanford’s notoriously flamboyant ensembles for a scene with Cantone and Sarah Jessica Parker.