American actor, Willie Garson, has died. He was aged 57.
The actor is best known for his role in the American series ‘The Sex and the City’.
According to Variety, the news was disclosed by a family member.
The ‘Sex and the City’ star, Garson’s cause of death has been confirmed according to the actor’s obituary released and published in New York Times.
The obituary read: “William Garson Paszamant, better known as Willie Garson to his many fans and throughout the entertainment industry, noted actor of stage, film, and television, has died at age 57 at his home in Los Angeles. The cause was pancreatic cancer.”
He died on Tuesday, September 21.
Garson played the role of a close friend and confidante of Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie Bradshaw in the HBO series.
He also appeared in the spin-off series, ‘Sex and the City’, and ‘Sex and the City 2’.
His friends and colleagues are have taken turns to render tributes, expressing their sadness over the loss.
His on-set partner, Mario Cantone, in a tribute, described the actor as a brilliant TV partner.
In a tweet, he expressed his sad feelings, saying, “I couldn’t have had a more brilliant TV partner,” he tweeted.
“I’m devastated and just overwhelmed with Sadness.
“Taken away from all of us way soon. You were a gift from the gods. Rest my sweet friend. I love you.”
A statement released by HBO/HBO Max said, “Willie Garson was in life, as on screen, a devoted friend and a bright light for everyone in his universe.
“He created one of the most beloved characters from the HBO pantheon and was a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing and extend our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Garson was born on February 20, 1964 in Highland park, New Jersey, United States. He is survived by his son, Nathen Garson.