Willie Garson | Biography

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Date of Birth 1964-02-20
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Education at Wesleyan University
Name on Birth Willie Garson Paszamant
Height 5'8"
Place of Birth Highland Park, New Jersey, United States

Willie Garson, born as Willie Garson Paszamant on February 20, 1964 is an American character actor. He has appeared in over fifty movies, usually playing minor roles. He is best known for his role of Stanford Blatch on the HBO series Sex and the City and in the related films Sex and the City and Sex and its sequel, Sex and the City 2. Since 2009, he has gained fame for his starring role as Mozzie, in White Collar, a USA Network series. He is also known for his roles in movies such as Groundhog Day and Being John Malkovich.

Garson is a native of Highland Park, New Jersey, United States of America as he was born and spent most of his early life there. Besides that, there is not much information about how he was raised, his family and early life. Garson attended Camp Wekeela in Hartford, Maine for eleven years. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1982 and then he went on to study at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut and received a theater degree and also attended Yale Drama School.

Among Garson’s prominent television roles, the best known ones are recurring role as Henry Coffield on NYPD Blue and as Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City. His other notable television appearances include My Two Dads, Mr. Belvedere, Girl Meets World, Quantum Leap, Coach, Monk, Boy Meets World, Just Shoot Me, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Ally McBeal, Star Trek: Voyager, Special Unit 2, Friends, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The X-Files, Party of Five, Cheers , Yes, Dear, Spin City, Pushing Daisies, CSI: Miami, Stargate SG-1, Wizards of Waverly Place, Mental, and Taken. He also co-starred in the 2007 HBO series John from Cincinnati. Since the year 2009, he has portrayed the character of Mozzie in the USA Network series White Collar. Garson’s other film credits include Kingpin, The Rock, There's Something About Mary, Just Like Heaven, Fortress 2: Re-Entry, Labor Pains, Freaky Friday, Being John Malkovich, Groundhog Day, Out Cold, Fever Pitch and numerous others.

Garson is among those celebrities who prefer to keep their personal lives under the wraps. He has not yet revealed any of his past relationships. Also it is hard to know if he has been dating anyone or has a girlfriend. Whether he is married or had a divorce is also not known. When it comes to his private life he likes to stay tight lipped about it. Some rumors come flying down about his relationships but he makes no comment about it and leaves it to be speculated by the media and people. There was an ongoing speculation about her sexuality and if the rumors are to be believed, he is gay! He hasn’t admitted or denied the rumor. He seems to be focusing much on her professional life that she has little or no time left for her personal life. However, his life is not devoid of all happiness, he adopted an eight-year-old son, Nathen, in 2009. Has been close friends with Sex and the City co-star, Sarah Jessica Parker, for over 15 years. Garson seems to be enjoying his life to the fullest and is happy and satisfied.

Willie has a great personality and stands tall at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches. His hard work into the industry has not only made him famous but also fortunate. The actor has garnered a good number of followers and admirers all over the world. He keeps them updated and laughing with frequent tweets in his Twitter account. He is also a good user of his Facebook account. His recent and detailed biography  is available in numerous websites including the Wiki and IMDb website.