Sid Haig – best known as Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie's trilogy "House of 1000 Corpses" – has died.
The Horror Icon's Wife, Suzie shared the message Monday on Sid's own social media account and wrote … "On Saturday, September 21
, 2019, my light, my heart, my true love "My king, the other half of my soul, Sidney, has passed from this kingdom to the next."
She continued, "He has returned to the universe, a shining star in her heaven." He was my angel, my husband, mine best friend and always will be. "Suzie added," He adored his family, his friends and his fans, which shocked us all, and we as a family demand that our privacy and our time of mourning be respected. "
Sid had recently been hospitalized and sent to intensive care after being involved in an accident, according to screenshots of his IG account, apparently taken by his wife. On September 6, she asked for prayers.
Sids representative told TMZ only that the accident had taken place at his home.
The precise circumstances of his death remain a mystery, but the outpouring of love He was overwhelming by the horror community – even by Rob Zombie himself, who shared a brief reminder of his longtime collaborator.
Sid was in "House of 1000 Corpses," "The Devil's Rejects," the Patriarch of the Firefly Family, "and most recently" 3 From Hell, "which just hit theaters last week.
In addition to acting in Rob's films, he has starred in several other horror films over his more than 50-year career, including roles in "Bone" Tomahawk, "Hatchet III," "The Lords of Salem," and "Devil in My Ride And tons of other films.
He also starred in television programs such as "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 countless others.
Sid had 149 acting credits for his name and was a fixture in the cult horror genre, we talked to him for the last time in 2017, he just informed us about projects he's been working on – he had 4 pros in the can. Obviously the guy was busy.
He survives from his wife Suzie. Sid was 80 years old.