The entertainment world was met with some tragic news on Tuesday, when it was confirmed that actor Willie Garson has passed away at the age of 57. The prolific actor had a career spanning four decades, including beloved roles such as Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City, Mozzie in White Collar, Ralph in Little Manhattan, Martin Lloyd in Stargate SG-1, and Gerald Hirsch on Hawaii Five-0. The news of the actor's death was first broken in a tweet by actor Rob Morrow, and was later confirmed by Garson's family. The cause of death is currently unknown at this time, although TMZ reported that the actor had been battling cancer.
In the time since Garson's passing was announced, social media has been flooded with tributes to the late actor, including many from his co-stars. Here are just a few of them.
So deeply, deeply sad we have lost @WillieGarson. We all loved him and adored working with him. He was endlessly funny on-screen and and in real life. He was a source of light, friendship and show business lore. He was a consummate professional— always. pic.twitter.com/G63EJIj8lG— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) September 22, 2021
The wonderful Willie Garson has left us. A dear, funny, kind man and delightful actor. Too soon. Rest well. #ripwilliegarson— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) September 22, 2021
Such sad news and a terribly sad loss to the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo pic.twitter.com/yXhPkxRTv3— Kim Cattrall (@KimCattrall) September 22, 2021
I couldn’t have had a more brilliant TV partner. 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. pic.twitter.com/Ia4tg1VK1Y— Mario Cantone (@macantone) September 22, 2021
Willie …the kindest most beautiful beautiful man. There are none better. Sleep well my friend. You will always be remembered pic.twitter.com/pikD19hqQP— David Eigenberg (@DavidEigenberg) September 22, 2021