Willie Garson: Sex and the City star dies aged 57

Tributes have been paid to Sex And The City actor Willie Garson following his death aged 57.

Garson had reportedly been diagnosed with cancer.

He was best known for playing talent agent Stanford Blatch, the close friend of Sarah Jessica Parker's character Carrie Bradshaw.

He reprised the role in the two Sex And The City films and had been working recently on the HBO Max spin-off series And Just Like That.

Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones, tweeted: “Such sad news and a terribly sad loss to the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo”Cynthia Nixon, who plays Miranda Hobbes in the series, shared a tribute on Twitter.

She said: “So deeply, deeply sad we have lost @WillieGarson. We all loved him and adored working with him. He was endlessly funny on-screen and in real life.

“He was a source of light, friendship and show business lore. He was a consummate professional— always.”

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