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 current role 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, 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 made a cameo in the end credits of Jackass Number Two, with the full context of the cameo being explained in Jackass 2.5. 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.
In 2009, Garson adopted an eight-year-old son named Nathen.
||Ep: Paper Chase
||Ep: The Cape Cad
||Ep: Quit Is a Four Letter Word
|Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
||Ep: The Leftovers (31.7)
||Mr. Whorley / Steve
||2 episodes: Desperately Desiring Susan: Part 2; Reading, Writing, and Rating Points
||My Two Dads
||Ep: Crime and Punishment
||Ep: The Price of Life
||It's a Living
||Ep: The Loss Weekend
||Ep: Double Date
||Alik Idell / Lee Harvey Oswald / Seymour
||Ep: Good Sex, Some Sex, What Sex, No Sex
||Ep: Mobile Home
||Heavy Metal Roadie
||Ep: Episode #2.20
||Moon Over Miami
||Ep: Watching the Detectives
||Ep: Odor in the Court
||Ep: The Bride of Marsh Man 2: The Spawning
|A League of Their Own
||Boy Meets World
||Leonard Spinelli / Mervyn / The Minister
||Ep: Once Burned, Twice Chey
||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
||All 13 episodes
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer
||Ep: Killed by Death
||Ep: Gone with the Re-Wind
|Party of Five
|Star Trek: Voyager
||Ep: Thirty Days
||Sex and the City
||Ep: The One with the Girl Who Hits Joey
|Just Shoot Me!
||Ep: Miss Pretty
||Ep: The Out-of-Towner
||City of Angels
||Ep: Cry Me a Liver
||Ep: And on Your Left...
||2 episodes: Mail Call; DefCon
||Going to California
||Ep: A Pirate Looks at 15 to 20
||Special Unit 2
||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
||All 10 episodes
||Ep: Episode #1.1
||Ep: Second Chance Pants
|Wizards of Waverly Place
||Ep: Fashion Week
||Ep: Window Dressed to Kill
||Ep: The Talented Ms. Boddicker
||Ep: Rainy Days
||Whole Day Down
||All 6 episodes
||Hot in Cleveland
||Ep: God and Football
||Two And A Half Men
||Ep: Run, Staven Staven! Run!
|Wendell and Vinnie
||Ep: Mock Law & Order
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:27:31 -0700
Willie Garson, who was a dear friend of James' told HollywoodLife.com exclusively, “I just heard and I'm so sad. He was a dear friend.” Kevin O'Rourke, who guest-starred with James in the first season of The Sopranos and maintained a friendship with ...
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:00:59 -0700
... Joy Bryant ("Parenthood"), Jessica Sanchez ("American Idol"), Julie Halston (Anything Goes), Meghan McCain, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi ("The Jersey Shore") Olivia Thirlby, Tammy Blanchard (Gyspy), Willie Garson ("Sex and the City") and the PS 22 Chorus.
Yahoo! TV (blog)
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 06:30:45 -0700
That said, she agreed that we — and Neal — may need to miss Sara some in order to give her next appearance enough oomph. And the actress is always game for another go-round. “I talked to Matt [Bomer] and Willie [Garson] and Tiffani [Thiessen] over ...
Thu, 30 May 2013 09:01:05 -0700
Films is executive produced by Zachary Quinto's production company, Before The Door Pictures, and has a roster of celebrity talent that includes Penn Badgley, Grace Helbig, Willie Garson and Quinto. The series features a troupe of established comedic ...
Thu, 30 May 2013 13:45:03 -0700
Films brand while licensing a portfolio of new short films as well distributing exclusive content from their comedic short film library, which includes shorts with Penn Badgley, Grace Helbig, Willie Garson and Zachary Quinto. The Periods titles are ...
Western Queens Gazette
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:39:31 -0700
TVM Productions, Inc. is currently in production of the dramatic series starring Matt Bramer, Tim Dekay, Willie Garson and Tiffany Thiessen, that follows the story of an unlikely partnership between a con artist (Bramer,) who uses his expertise as a ...
Wed, 29 May 2013 07:59:30 -0700
Let's face it: between sports, big family vacations and summer adventure camps, we've really raised the bar on what makes a successful summer break. But I'm of the opinion that in summertime, the livin' should be easy. Truth is there are plenty of ...
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:37:58 -0700
“I talked to Matt [Bomer] and Willie [Garson] and Tiffani [Thiessen] over their hiatus and they really are the loveliest bunch of people. I never take that for granted.” One positive way that you can try to look at the Regan casting is that the writers ...
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