Sid Haig — greatest generally known as Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie‘s “House of 1000 Corpses” trilogy — has died.
The horror icon’s spouse, Suzie, shared the information Monday on Sid’s personal social media account, writing … “On Saturday, September 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 went on to say, “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.” Suzie added, “He adored his family, his friends and his fans. This came as a shock to all of us. We, as a family, are asking that our privacy and time to mourn be respected.”
Sid had not too long ago been hospitalized and transferred to the ICU after he was concerned in some kind of accident — this per screenshots of his IG account, which was apparently run by his spouse. On Sept. 6, she was asking for prayers.
Sid’s rep would solely inform TMZ that the accident was one thing that befell at his dwelling.
The actual circumstances of his dying stay a thriller, however the outpouring of affection from the horror neighborhood has been overwhelming — together with from Rob Zombie himself, who shared a quick remembrance of his longtime collaborator.
Sid has starred because the patriarch of the Firefly household in “House of 1000 Corpses,” “The Devil’s Rejects” and most not too long ago, “3 From Hell,” which simply hit theaters final week.
Aside from performing in Rob’s movies, he additionally starred in a number of different horror flicks over his 50-plus-year profession, together with roles in “Bone Tomahawk,” “Hatchet III,” “The Lords of Salem,” “Devil in My Ride,” “Night of the Living Dead 3D,” and tons of different movies.
He additionally starred on TV exhibits like “MacGyver,” “The Fall Guy,” “Jason of Star Command,” “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” “Mission: Impossible,” “Get Smart,” “Gunsmoke,” “Star Trek,” “The Lucy Show,” “The Six Million Dollar Man,” and numerous others.
Sid had 149 performing credit to his identify, and was thought of a fixture within the cult horror style. We final talked to him in 2017, he was catching us up on initiatives he was engaged on on the time — saying he had Four initiatives within the can. Dude clearly stayed busy.