Willie Garson’s son Nathen pays tribute to the late Sex and the City star on adoption day… as the actor had considered being a parent ‘his most important achievement’
- Adopted son of late TV star promoted non-profit in honor of late father
- Willie Garson died of pancreatic cancer in September 2021 at the age of 57
- He was best known for playing Stanford Blatch on an HBO staple
Nathen Garson, the adopted son of the late Sex and the City actor Willie Garson, took to social media on Wednesday to pay tribute to his late father to mark Adoption Day.
Nathen, 21, shared a photo of himself next to his late father, who died of pancreatic cancer in September 2021, as they sat next to each other in court during his 2010 adoption process.
Nathan linked to a charitable fund in his father’s name set by Discovery Inc. and You Gotta Believe! in the wake of the actor’s passing at age 57.
Details: Nathen Garson, the adopted son of the late Sex and the City actor Willie Garson, took to social media on Wednesday to pay tribute to his late father to mark Adoption Day. The father and son were photographed in LA in 2019. Willie died of pancreatic cancer in September 2021
“Check out the Willie Garson Fund!” Nathen endorsed the shot. Check out the link in my bio on what he thinks about adoption and donate! All money goes to a non-profit to help a child get adopted!”
Willie, who played Stanford Blatch on HBO, had shared the photo earlier in 2019 to mark the ninth anniversary of the adoption.
He captioned the shot: “January 27, 2010. Adoption Day. Happy birthday, my son. We celebrate when Dad comes home from work. You buy.’
Up Promise page, the organization You Gotta Believe! states the mission statement of The Willie Garson Fund.
Nathen, 21, shared a photo of himself next to his late father as they sat next to each other in court during his 2010 adoption process.
The organization You Gotta Believe! said that “when asked what he considers his most important achievement, actor Willie Garson always replied, ‘being a father'”
When asked what he considers his most important achievement, actor Willie Garson always replied: ‘Being a father,’ according to the organization. “As a parent to his son Nathen, who has experienced foster care, Willie shared the vision that everyone deserves the unconditional love and commitment of a family.
To honor his legacy, Discovery Inc. the The Willie Garson Fund at You Gotta Believe! to support their work to connect every child in foster care with a loving family committed to being there for life. ‘
The organization said the “fund will directly support the Nobody Ages Out initiative and provide the services and resources necessary to ensure that the profound journey of becoming a family is a success.”
Garson, who also appeared on shows like White Collar and Hawaii Five-0, was photographed at an Oscars event in 2020
The fund aims to match children in foster care with adoptive families before the age of 21.
Last September, Nathen took to Instagram to discuss the lessons he learned from his late father, who also appeared on shows like White Collar and Hawaii Five-0.
“He wasn’t just my dad, he was my best friend and mentor before I even knew what that was,” Nathen said. “He inspired me when I was younger to be better than I ever imagined and that’s why I always try to do better.
“He taught me to care about others and showed me how to love when all I should have been fighting for and caring about was myself. He always made people smile and laugh even when he was upset or furious and seeing him do that when I was growing up made me want to do that…”