SATC star Willie Garson dances in adorable music video as son Nathen pays tribute to actor who died a week after his tragic death
Sex And The City star’s son Willie Garson Nathan, 20, shared a return clip of the late actor dancing after his tragic death.
The White Collar star sadly passed away last month at the age of 57, after a secret battle with cancer.
In light of his grief, Nathan, 20, took to Instagram to pay tribute to his late father and remember the good times they had together.
The short video saw father and son dancing together to Candi Staton’s 1976 hit Young Hearts Run Free at a busy club.
And as they danced, a voice could be heard above the music saying, “This is what Willie brought his son to, good job daddy!”
Captioning the video heartfelt, Nathan wrote, âI miss you daddy.
“I love you on the moon and come back x1,000,000,000 â¤ï¸â¤ï¸ I’m sure you dance and listen to the music you love on your adventure.
“Have fun “.
After sharing the post, Modern Family actress Julia Bowen commented, “It makes me smile and sob at the same time. It’s great to see him dance!”
While Tiffani Thiessen wrote: “â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸ groove like a fool he is”.
The former One Tree Hill star wrote, “I love you so much, mate.”
Nathan’s tribute comes after it was revealed that Willie congratulated his son in an interview a year before his untimely death.
The Sex and the City and White Collar star died last month at the age of 57, after a secret battle with cancer.
In an interview in October 2020, Willie opened up about his love for his 20-year-old adopted son and joked about taking care of him in his old age.
He told Page Six, “He’s a grown-up and he’s going to take care of me soon, that’s really why I convinced him to be honest.
‘HE IS WONDERFUL’
“He’s lovely and a really special guy. He’s wonderful and he’s in college in Ohio.”
Willie also shared how he had dreamed of having a child for many years before adopting Nathen in 2009.
He explained, âI’ve had a long, intermittent relationship for about 20 years, and she never wanted to have children, which is good.
“And it was like my midlife crisis. Like, I really wanted a kid more than anything else. And I had one and we’re partners, my kid and I.”
Nathen took to Instagram to pay tribute to her famous father after his passing.
The student wrote: “I love you so much dad. Rest in peace and I am so happy that you have been able to share all of your adventures with me and that you have been able to accomplish so much.
“I’m so proud of you. I’ll always love you, but I think it’s time for you to have your own adventure.
“You will always be with me. I love you more than you will ever know and I am happy that you can be at peace now,” he added.
“You’ve always been the toughest, funniest, smartest person I know. I’m glad you shared that you are [sic] love with me. I will never forget or lose it. “
Following the news of his death, Willie SATC’s teammates paid tribute to the star on social media.
Cynthia Nixon, 55, who plays Miranda Hobbes on the show, was one of Willie’s first costars to pay tribute.
Nixon shared a photo of herself with Willie at a party with a heartfelt message that read, “So, deeply sad that we lost @ Willie.Garson. We all loved him and loved working with him.
âHe was endlessly funny on screen and in real life. He was a source of light, friendship and showmanship. He was an accomplished professional – always.
“My heart goes out to his son, @Nathen_Garson. Nathen, I hope you know how much he loved you and how proud he was to be your father.”
Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones on the HBO series, wrote: “Such sad news and a terribly sad loss for the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo”
Mario Cantone, who plays Anthony Maranthino on the show, also shared a sweet message on social media.
Mario wrote: “I couldn’t have had a brighter TV partner. I’m devastated and just overwhelmed with sadness. Far away from all of us soon. You were a gift from the gods, sweet Willie. Stayâ¦ I will you. love .”
The actor had been filming scenes from the upcoming SATC reboot in New York in recent weeks.
Willie starred in SATC in 27 episodes over the six seasons from 1998 until the series finale in 2004.
Her Stanford Blatch character was a close friend of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) who often struggled through dating insecurities in the big city.
In addition to the TV show, Willie also appeared in the first feature film Sex And The City in 2008 and its sequel, titled Sex and the City 2, in 2010.
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