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Willie Garson and Son Nathen: We Both Wanted This Adoption

Willie Garson and Son Nathen: We Both Wanted This Adoption

Originally posted 06/17/2014 08:00PM

The White Collar star tells PEOPLE he wishes he'd met his 12-year-old sooner

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SATC Actor Willie Garson Finalizes Son's Adoption | Sarah Jessica Parker, Willie Garson

SATC Actor Willie Garson Finalizes Son's Adoption

Originally posted 02/05/2010 08:35AM

Actor Willie Garson is officially a father – after having begun the process of adopting his 8-year-old son, Nathen, a year ago.

The adoption, fostered by The Alliance for Children’s Rights and Westside Children’s Center, was finalized in Los Angeles on Wednesday, the Sex and the City actor, who currently stars on the USA Network's White Collar, tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"From the first time I met him, I said, 'That's my kid,' " says Garson, 45. His biggest challenge so far as a single parent? Helping Nathen with his homework.

"He’s in third grade, and I'm in the third grade," jokes Garson, who reprises his role as Stanford Blatch – the best guy pal of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) – in the upcoming Sex and the City 2, which hits movie theaters May 28.
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Sex and the City's Willie Garson Adopts a Son | Willie Garson

Sex and the City's Willie Garson Adopts a Son

Originally posted 08/07/2009 08:05PM

Willie Garson will soon be packing his bags and relocating to New York to film Sex and the City 2; this time, however, he will not be making the move alone.

Following years of planning, Garson tells TV Guide Magazine that he is in the process of finalizing the adoption of an 8-year-old boy, Nathan.

With his heart set on a toddler, Garson, 45, was taken by surprise upon meeting Nathan during an adoption fair in Los Angeles.

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Sex and The City's Willie Garson: I Hope to Adopt | Willie Garson

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Sex and The City's Willie Garson: I Hope to Adopt

Originally posted 01/31/2008 02:20PM

Sex and The City: The Movie hits theaters this May 30 – but for Carrie Bradshaw's BFF, his next big project is getting ready for potential parenthood.

"I'm taking parenting class because I'm going to try to adopt a kid," Willie Garson, who plays Stanford Blatch, told PEOPLE at last weekend's Hugo Boss/Glamour Studio Glam suite. "I've been getting that all together, and we'll see.

"I'm thinking a boy, but with the right kid it doesn't really matter," said Garson, 43.

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