A cause of death has not been shared
Willie Garson died on Tuesday, his family confirmed to press outlets. He was 57. (Getty Images)
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Garson’s son Nathen confirmed his father’s death in a tribute posted to Instagram on Tuesday.
“I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I’m so glad you got to share all your adventures with me and were able to accomplish so much,” he wrote. “I’m so proud of you. I will always love you, but I think it’s time for you to go on an adventure of your own. You’ll always be with me.”
Added Nathen: “Love you more than you will ever know and I’m glad you can be at peace now. You always were the toughest and funniest and smartest person I’ve known. I’m glad you shared you’re [sic] love with me. I’ll never forget it or lose it.”
A spokesperson for HBO described Garson “in life, as on-screen,” as a “devoted friend and a bright light for everyone in his universe.”
“He created one of the most beloved characters from the HBO pantheon and was a member of our family for nearly twenty-five years,” the in memoriam reads. “We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing and extend our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Per Variety, a cause of death has not been shared.
The “White Collar” star was known for his quirky character “Mozzie” and appeared in numerous titles during his career in Hollywood, including, “Hawaii Five-0,” “Quantum Leap,” “Girl Meets World,” “Mr. Belvedere,” “Just Shoot Me!” “Big Mouth,” “Supergirl,” and a slew of others.
Garson had some 170 acting credits to his jacket and was a force in various supporting roles.
Garson’s last social media post pointed to his aura on and off-screen.
“BE KIND TO EACH OTHER……ALWAYS. LOVE TO ALL. APRROACH KINDNESS,” he tweeted on Sept. 4.
Mario Cantone, who played Garson’s on-screen husband Anthony Marentino on “Sex and the City,” lamented his TV partner’s death on Tuesday in a social media post.
“I couldn’t have had a more brilliant TV partner,” Cantone wrote on Instagram. “I’m devastated and just overwhelmed with Sadness. Taken away from all of us way soon. You were a gift from the gods sweet Willie. Rest …I love you.”
Reps for Garson did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Fox News’ Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.
Julius is an LA Entertainment Reporter for Fox News.