‘House of 1000 Corpses’ and ‘Devil’s Rejects’ Star Sid Haig Dies at 80. Rest in Peace

Anyone who’s a fan of “House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects” knows the name Sid Haig, and I’m sure is a fan of the the horror film actor. He became a Horror ICON with those movies directed by Rob Zombie and Of Haig’s long résumé, 149 credits, Captain Spaulding in House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects and 3 From Hell, is his most well known. He was 80 years old.

“He has returned to the Universe, a shining star in her heavens,” said his wife, Suzie Haig

Haig died Saturday, Suzie announced his death Monday morning via his Instagram page when she posted the following. “On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, my light, my heart, my true love, my King, the other half of my soul, Sidney, passed from this realm on to the next,” she wrote. “He has returned to the Universe, a shining star in her heavens. He was my angel, my husband, my best friend and always will be. He adored his family, his friends and his fans. This came as a shock to all of us.”

Sidney Eddy Mosesian was born July 14, 1939 in Fresno, Calif. “Hooray for Captain Spaulding. Gone but not forgotten,” Zombie said Monday morning via social media. Some of his film roles were in George Lucas’ classic THX 1138 and the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever.

Haig also appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown and Kill Bill Vol. 2. He also appeared on a number of classic TV shows, such as Hill Street Blues, Batman, The A-Team, Get Smart, Star Trek and Gunsmoke.

His wife wrote that he was a “husband, father, grandfather, friend.”

Sid I loved your work, and will miss you… May you Rest in Peace.

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