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'Sex And The City' Star Willie Garson Dead At 57 After Long Battle With Cancer

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Sep. 21 2021, Published 8:17 p.m. ET

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Willie Garson, famous for his role as the character Stanford Blatch in Sex and the City, has died at the age of 57.

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According to close friends to Garson, the actor had battled a long fight with cancer. Actor Titus Welliver broke the news on social media writing, "There are no words. I love you dear brother. We are fewer."

Actor Rob Morrow added, "Our sweet pal #WillieGarson has passed on. Dear soul, rest easy."

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Stanford was known for being the close friend to Sarah Jessica Parker's character Carrie Bradshaw throughout the series. He appeared in a total of 27 episodes of the iconic HBO show.

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Garson was even photographed filming the upcoming SATC HBO Max series, And Just Like That. He was photographed over the summer filming scenes with SJP and Mario Cantone.

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The last post that Garson made on Instagram was back on August 29. He posted a note about the passing of Ed Asner writing, 'Friend, inspiration, joy, laughter, crank, deep pal, constant entertainer father to so many of us...."

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Sarah Jessica Parker has yet to comment on the tragic passing of her close friend.

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Garson had a long resume which included gigs on Girl Meets World, Just Shoot Me!, Supergirl, Hawaii Five-0, Quantum Leap and White Collar.

Friends have started to leave comments on Garson's social media writing, "We lost him & now we've lost you. Life really is too short. Rest easy Willie."

Another commented, "RIP Willie. Hoping you are hanging with Ed now." Fans showered his post with a ton of heart emojis to show their love for the actor.



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