Who was Willie Garson’s girlfriend? Willie Garson was an American actor who was famously known for having played the character of Stanford Blatch in the romantic comedy-drama television series Sex and the City. Willie passed away on September 21, 2021, after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old. He is survived by his adopted son, Nathen Garson.
The late actor appeared in over 75 films and over 300 TV episodes. He was also known for his role as Mozzie in the TV series White Collar from USA Network. He also featured in Sex and the City-related films. Though Willie played a gay man in Sex and the City, in reality, he was straight. Fans were surprised about this fact as they got to know about his straight orientation recently. For a long time, he had kept his orientation a secret. Let’s know about the dating life of Willie Garson and if he even had a girlfriend.
Who Was Willie Garson’s Girlfriend?
Willie Garson was not the type of man who wanted a wife or girlfriend mandatorily. Though he hoped to meet a nice girl someday, he was fine with the idea of not getting married in life. According to the majority of sources, Garson had only one or two relationships in his life. It is known that Willie had once been on a blind date with Sex and the City co-star Sarah Jessica Parker. This was years before the two were cast for Sex and the City. The two had a long flirtation, but eventually, they settled into being friends. This is evident on the show.
On the other hand, Willie was known for having a relationship with someone else for a very long time. Yet, till today, Willie never revealed who the woman was nor any detail about her. The two had a relationship, on and off, for nearly two decades. One thing known about the unidentified woman was that she never wanted to have a child. Now, if there’s anything that Willie wanted more than anything else, then it was having a child and being a father. He said that this was like a mid-life crisis.
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Willie adopted his son, Nathen in 2009 when he was 7 years of age. Garson, in 2011, had said that after adopting Nathen, he hadn’t been in a serious relationship as he was enjoying the time being a father, and the two were very much close. Nathen took to Instagram to pour in a heartfelt tribute to his father on 22nd September 2021. Nathen said in his post that he is very glad that Willie shared his love with him, that he was proud of him, and that he will always love him. He posted his favorite pictures of Willie in the post.
Willie’s reason for keeping his heterosexuality a secret for so long was that he feared it would be offensive to gay people. Offensive if they thought that Willie saw being a gay man as a bad thing and wanted to prove that he wasn’t. William Garson Paszamant was born on February 20, 1964, in Highland Park, New Jersey, United States. He opted for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater from Wesleyan University and later earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale. Willie appeared in other TV shows such as NYPD Blue, My Two Dads, Hawaii Five-O, Stargate SG-1, and Quantum Leap. His notable films include Sex and the City (1 & 2), Little Manhattan, Kingpin, There’s Something About Mary, and Fever Pitch.
Who is Sarah Jessica Parker?
Sarah Jessica Parker, who had a long flirtation with Willie Garson before they appeared on Sex and the City is a popular American actress. She is also a producer. She is prominently known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City. For that role, Sarah has won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Parker was in a relationship with the actor whom people know by the name Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. from 1984 to 1991. Since 1997, Sarah is happily married to actor Matthew Broderick.