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Late ‘SATC’ Star Willie Garson Honored by Son Nathen on His Birthday

Still in his heart. Nearly five months after Willie Garson died, son Nathen Garson is paying tribute on what would have been the actor’s 58th birthday. “Happy birthday papa. Miss you tons and love you ,” Nathen wrote via Instagram on Sunday, February 20, sharing a throwback snap of the father-son pair.
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Mario Cantone Recalls Conversation with Willie Garson About Cancer Diagnosis

Actor Willie Garson passed away at 57-years-old after battling privately with pancreatic cancer. Garson managed to film a few episodes of the Sex and the City reboot series And Just Like That... for HBO Max before he died. The actor was famous for his role as Carrie Bradshaw's best friend, Stanford Blatch. In the new series, Garson is married to Anthony Marentino, played by comedian Mario Cantone. In a recent interview with People, Cantone talked about how Garson shared his diagnosis with him.
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Mario Cantone on the Moment Willie Garson Shared His Cancer Prognosis: 'We Both Cried and It Was Horrible'

Mario Cantone is opening up about the ups and downs of filming And Just Like That... as the 10-episode first season comes to an end. The show dealt with a lot of unexpected storylines during its first season, including the real-life death of his TV husband. Willie Garson, who played Carrie Bradshaw's best friend Stanford Blatch, died of pancreatic cancer after a private battle at the age of 57 as the show was actively filming.
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Mario Cantone Remembers the Moment Willie Garson Told Him He Was Sick

In a new interview with People magazine, "And Just Like That..." star Mario Cantone is remembering the heartbreaking moment castmate and friend Willie Garson shared with him his terminal cancer diagnosis. In spite of the fact that Cantone played Garson's husband on the series, he revealed, "I had no idea...
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Sarah Jessica Parker on Being Only AJLT Cast Member Who Knew Willie Garson Was Sick: He Was in 'Pain'

The cast of And Just Like That... is opening up about the loss of their late friend and costar Willie Garson. In the documentary following the making of Sex and the City revival's first season, And Just Like That... The Documentary — which premiered Feb. 3 — Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis recount some of their final moments with Garson, who kept his battle with cancer private.

‘And Just Like That’ reveals plans for Season 2, Kim Cattrall and Willie Garson set tragedy

Just when you thought it was safe to get back on your Peloton, a second season of the critically panned “And Just Like That” looks set to hit small screens. After Page Six last week reported that the likelihood of the HBO Max “Sex and the City” revival being renewed was “high,” Sarah Jessica Parker has confirmed she’s spoken with executive producer Michael Patrick King about making a start on Season 2.
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Willie Garson Found a Home Playing the Canonical 'Gay Best Friend'

In a media climate when gay characters were usually flat, he found a playful middle ground. Remembering some of the artists, innovators and thinkers we lost in the past year. No show about life at the turn of the millennium — especially not one called “Sex and the City” — would be complete without the so-called gay B.

'And Just Like That...' sends off Willie Garson in emotional goodbye

(CNN) — "And Just Like That ..." said goodbye to actor Willie Garson and his character Stanford Blatch in the show's latest episode. The 57-year-old actor died from pancreatic cancer at his home in Los Angeles in September while the HBO Max series was in production. (Like CNN, HBO...

How And Just Like That Said Goodbye to Willie Garson in Emotional Episode

Watch: Sarah Jessica Parker Honors Willie Garson in Touching Tribute. Spoiler Alert: This article contains details from the latest season two episode of And Just Like That. Dear John, please stop leaving poor Carrie letters. On Dec. 23, Sex and the City fans got another shocking surprise in the twisting...