, who was born in New Jersey
, started training as an actor at age
13 and went on to study at Wesleyan University
, secondo a bio posted on the university’s website
His first break in Hollywood was in guest roles on TV shows like “Saluti” e “Family Ties.”
It was on television that Garson would go on to make a reputation for himself as a beloved character actor. In addition to his role in “Sex and the City,” he had recurring memorable parts on USA Network’s “Colletto bianco,” ABC “NYPD Blue,” and CBS’s “Hawaii Cinque-0.”
He was most recently slated to appear in the reboot of the series, “And Just Like That,” which is set to premiere on HBO Max later this year.
Garson was a proud parent of one child
, his son Nathen
. He was also an advocate for organizations that help children find homes through adoption
A gennaio, Garson marked his son’s Adoption Day in an Post di Instagram
, detto, “Best day of my life
. Sempre. It’s an honor @nathen_garson
, today and every day.
Sulla scia della sua scomparsa, Garson’s many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor.
Mario Cantone, who played Garson’s on-screen husband in “Sex and the City,” called Garson a “brilliant TV partner” in a heartfelt post.
“I’m devastated and just overwhelmed with Sadness. Taken away from all of us way soon. You were a gift from the gods,” scrisse. “Rest my sweet friend. I love you.”
, “Famiglia moderna” actress Julie Bowen
, ha scritto
: “This breaks my heart
. Willie Garson, a friend who loved me at my worst
, (and always let me know it
) is gone
. I love you always.
Actor Jim Beaver aggiunto
, “Heartbroken at the death of @WillieGarson
, a fine actor
, devoted father
, and acerbic
, divertente, gracious friend.