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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||Mr. Whorley / Steve
||2 episodes: Desperately Desiring Susan: Part 2; Reading, Writing, and Rating Points
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||2 episodes: Mr. Nice Guy; Leap Into an Open Grave
||Ep: Do We Have to Write You a Check?
|Mad About You
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||Henry Weems / Quinton 'Roach' Freely
||2 episodes: The Walk; The Goldberg Variation
||Touched by an Angel
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|Caroline in the City
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||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
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|Party of Five
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||2 episodes: Mail Call; DefCon
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||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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||Whole Day Down
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||Hot in Cleveland
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||Two And A Half Men
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|Wendell and Vinnie
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||Girl Meets World
||Ep: Girl Meets Popular
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:18:45 -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.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:07:11 -0800
... video is loading. return to video. MSNBC.com. Create sub-clip. Video: “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 goodbye for the cast ...
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 ...
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:08:39 -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 ...
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:10:55 -0800
For years now, Willie Garson has entertained us playing TV's ultimate quirky sidekick Mozzie on USA's soon to be concluded White Collar; he's been a great foil for every other member of the ensemble, directed for the show, and had another Mozzie ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700
Willie Garson - P 2014. Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP. Willie Garson. With White Collar's six-season end in sight, co-star Willie Garson is keeping busy. Recommended. 'Happy Endings' Alum Zachary Knighton to Star in Fox's 'Weird Loners' Comedy.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:45:00 -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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