Willie Garson (born Willie Garson Paszamant; February 20, 1964) is an American character actor. He has appeared in over fifty movies, usually playing minor roles. He is known for playing Stanford Blatch on the HBO series Sex and the City and in the related films Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2, and for his starring role since 2009 as Mozzie, in the USA Network series White Collar.
Garson was born in Highland Park, New Jersey. Garson attended Camp Wekeela in Hartford, Maine as a child for eleven years. He received a theater degree from Wesleyan University and also attended Yale Drama School.
Garson had a recurring role as Henry Coffield on NYPD Blue and as Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City. His other television appearances include Mr. Belvedere, My Two Dads, Coach ("The Loss Weekend" episode as a clerk), Quantum Leap (once as a hack writer, and once as Lee Harvey Oswald), Monk, Boy Meets World, Girl Meets World (playing four different characters in the latter two shows' universe), Ally McBeal, Party of Five, Star Trek: Voyager (in the episode Thirty Days), Special Unit 2, Just Shoot Me!, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friends, The X-Files (twice and as two different characters), Cheers (as a waiter in the episode Cape Cad), Yes, Dear, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Pushing Daisies, Stargate SG-1 (3 episodes), Wizards of Waverly Place, CSI: Miami, Mental, Spin City, and Taken. He co-starred in the 2007 HBO series John from Cincinnati. Since 2009, he has portrayed Mozzie in the USA Network series White Collar.
Garson has also appeared in three movies from the Farrelly brothers—Kingpin, There's Something About Mary, and Fever Pitch. His other film credits include Groundhog Day, Just Like Heaven, The Rock, Fortress 2: Re-Entry, Being John Malkovich, Freaky Friday, Labor Pains, and Out Cold. He made a cameo in the end credits of Jackass Number Two, with the full context of the cameo being explained in Jackass 2.5.
In 2009, Garson adopted an eight-year-old son, Nathen.
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|Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
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||Mr. Whorley / Steve
||2 episodes: Desperately Desiring Susan: Part 2; Reading, Writing, and Rating Points
||My Two Dads
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||It's a Living
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||Alik Idell / Lee Harvey Oswald / Seymour
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||Heavy Metal Roadie
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|A League of Their Own
||Boy Meets World
||Leonard Spinelli / Mervyn / The Minister
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||2 episodes: Mr. Nice Guy; Leap Into an Open Grave
||Lee Harvey Oswald
||2 episodes: Mr. Nice Guy; Leap Into an Open Grave
||Ep: Do We Have to Write You a Check?
|Mad About You
||Ep: New Year's Eve
||Henry Weems / Quinton 'Roach' Freely
||2 episodes: The Walk; The Goldberg Variation
||Touched by an Angel
||Ep: Dear God
|Caroline in the City
||Ep: Caroline and the Monkeys
||D.A. Frank Shea
||2 episodes: Trial and Error; Dog Bite
||2 episodes: Secrets and Wives; Coop de Grace
||Alan Farmer / Frank Shea
||2 episodes: Compromising Positions; These Are the Days
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|Buffy the Vampire Slayer
||Ep: Killed by Death
||Ep: Gone with the Re-Wind
|Party of Five
|Star Trek: Voyager
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||Sex and the City
||Ep: The One with the Girl Who Hits Joey
|Just Shoot Me!
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||City of Angels
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||Ep: And on Your Left...
||2 episodes: Mail Call; DefCon
||Going to California
||Ep: A Pirate Looks at 15 to 20
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||Amphorian / Cupid / Little Brother / Ross Bowman
||2 episodes: The Brothers; The Love
||Greetings from Tucson
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
||Bud Simmons / Sexy Kitty
||Ep: Fur and Loathing
||All About the Andersons
||Ep: Get Out of Dodge... Ball
||Ep: Kim and Gordon
||Ep: The Box
||Ep: Mr. Monk and the Panic Room
||Alan Farmer / Brad Pitt
||Ep: Die, Die, Who Am I?
||Ian Sutter / Ian Sutton
||2 episodes: Sex & Taxes; If Looks Could Kill
||Ep: Bait and Switch
||John from Cincinnati
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|Wizards of Waverly Place
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||Ep: The Talented Ms. Boddicker
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||Whole Day Down
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||Hot in Cleveland
||Ep: God and Football
||Two And A Half Men
||Ep: Run, Staven Staven! Run!
|Wendell and Vinnie
||Ep: Mock Law & Order
||Girl Meets World
||Ep: Girl Meets Popular
White Collar's Willie Garson Sad About Final Season | TODAY
White Collar” actor Willie Garson is gearing up for the sixth and final season of the USA show and he tells Kathie Lee and Hoda that it was a long and sad g...
Willie Garson's Emotional 'White Collar' Farewel
Actor Willie Garson discusses the emotional final days on the set of his crime caper "White Collar." The series finale airs Thursday on USA Network. (Dec. 18...
Lynn Chen cooks with Willie Garson
"Sex and the City 2" and "White Collar" star Willie Garson shows Lynn Chen, actress and food blogger, how to make a quick and easy stir fry. Visit http://the...
Garson on a gay Christian Grey
Willie Garson dismisses suggestions White Collar co-star Matt Bomer couldn't play Christian 'Fifty Shades of' Grey because he is gay.
White Collar's Willie Garson On New Season, Matt Bomer, & Gambling!
An all new season of White Collar is in full swing on USA Network! Willie Garson sat down to talk about what he loves most about working with Matt Bomer and ...
Interview: White Collar's Willie Garson Dishes on His High School Days with Snakkle
He had hair! Willie Garson tells Snakkle at the TV Guide Magazine Hot List Party about his high school days, his now-famous roommate from back in the day and...
White Collar: Willie Garson Interview
We spent time with Willie Garson who revealed what's in store for his character Mozzie in the second series of crime caper White Collar.
Willie Garson: Whether It's 'White Collar' or 'Sex And The City,' I Like To Work With Friends
Willie Garson has been on 'White Collar' from the beginning...and now he's gearing up for the end. In the Good Day LA interview with Maria and Lisa, Willie e...
Willie Garson Speech 2010
Willie Garson speaks at Kidsave's Annual Holiday Gala - December 2010, The French Embassy, Washington DC.
White Collar Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson
Q & A with Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, and Mark Goffman. White Collar Emmy screening and Q & A at Goldenson Theatre on June 13, 2011.
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:05:30 -0800
Ce petit bonhomme au visage rond et aux grosses lunettes s'appelle Willie Garson et interprète le personnage de Mozzie dans FBI, duo très spécial. Avant cela, vous l'avez certainement vu dans la série Sex and the City dans le rôle de Stanford, le ...
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:20:49 -0800
(Photo : Getty/Stephen Lovekin) Willie Garson. White Collar actor Willie Garson is opening up about his character's wedding, which will happen on tonight's new episode. Plus, he's talking about saying goodbye to the USA network show and his new venture.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:06:30 -0700
EXCLUSIVE: The classic father-son tale of The Courtship Of Eddie's Father is making a return to television as a single-camera comedy co-starring and produced by White williegarson Collar's Willie Garson and written/executive produced by Mark Levin and ...
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:20:32 -0700
“We had a smooth transition because we both wanted this adoption. Fatherhood is what I always wanted it to be,” the White Collar star, 50, tells PEOPLE. “I wanted it so badly and he wanted it so badly. I think often it can be difficult because it's not ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:05:39 -0800
The countdown is ticking away as USA Network is set to premiere the highly anticipated final season 6 of White Collar. Before audiences say farewell to their buddy/crime caper series, actor Willie Garson talks with MStars News about delivering Mozzie's ...
New York Times
New York Times
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:48:35 -0800
Shocker: actors consuming food. Or are they? In the premiere of “Dinner at Tiffani's,” Wednesday night on the Cooking Channel, the running gag is whether the show's host, Tiffani Thiessen, late of “White Collar,” and her friends Nathan Fillion, Willie ...
New York Observer
New York Observer
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:52:34 -0800
Guests on Dinner at Tiffani's include her close friends and former co-stars, Willie Garson, Lindsay Price, Nathan Fillion, Lance Bass, and the TV personality she affectionately refers to as “FunnyManRossMathews” as thought it's all one word. But this ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:49:03 -0800
Could Neal and Mozzie stay friends if one of them said goodbye to the life of a con artist? The BFFs have been super tight through the entire run of USA's White Collar, but as the series comes to an end soon (only three installment left after tonight's ...
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