Willie Garson

Garson in 2012, photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com

Birth Name: William Garson Paszamant

Date of Birth: February 20, 1964

Place of Birth: Highland Park, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Death: September 21, 2021

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Willie Garson was an American actor. He was known for his role on Sex and the City, as well as on the show White Collar and in the film Little Manhattan, among many others. He was also credited as William Garson and Willy Garson. He was the son of Muriel and Donald Paszamant.

Willie had one son, who is adopted.

Willie’s paternal grandfather was John/Jeno Paszamant/Pazamont/Paszomant/Peszamant (the son of David Paszamant/Peszamant and Lina/Leona/Lena Stern/Sterks). John was from Aranyosmeggyes, Hungary, now Medieșu Aurit, Romania. David was the son of Jozsef Paszomant/Paszamant and Regina Klein. Lina was the daughter of Matisiyahu Stern.

Willie’s paternal grandmother was Adele/Adel Weiszfeld/Weisfeld (the daughter of Zernabh Weiszfeld and Rose Zerger). Adele was born in either Budapest, Hungary, or Nagyszombat, Hungary, now Trnava, Slovakia.

Willie’s maternal grandfather was named David M. Schwartz. David was from Austria.

Willie’s maternal grandmother was Edith Sachsman/Sacksman (the daughter of Simon Sacksman and Tillie Barack/Berg). Edith was born in New York, to parents from the Russian Empire. Tillie was born in Ostroh, Rivnens’ka oblast, Ukraine, the daughter of Wolfber/bermoyle Berg/Bark and Rose Avner.

Sources: Genealogy of Willie Garson – https://www.geni.com

Willie’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Willie’s paternal grandparents, John/Jeno Paszamant/Pazamont/Paszomant/Peszamant and Adele/Adel Weiszfeld/Weisfeld – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Willie’s paternal grandmother, Adele/Adel (Weiszfeld/Weisfeld) Paszamant – http://www.digifind-it.com

Willie’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Willie’s mother – http://www.legacy.com

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