Sid Haig – The guy best known as Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie's "House of 1000 Corpses" – died of severe and chronic heart and lung problems … TMZ has
We received Sid's death certificate, which was issued in Ventura County, California, and listed cardiac arrest as an immediate cause of death. Other contributing factors include respiratory failure, aspiration and aspergillus (mold) pneumonia … as well as "small bowel obstruction".
As we reported, Sids wife Suzie last month shared the sad news in Sid's own social media account. She wrote, "On Saturday, September 21, 2019, my light, my heart, my true love, my king, the other half of my soul, Sidney, passed from this kingdom to the next."
Suzie went on to say, "He has returned to the universe, a shining star in her heaven, He was my angel, my husband, my 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."
As we said … Sid was recently hospitalized and sent to intensive care after being involved in an accident. On September 6, Suzie asked for prayers.
Sid was of course an icon in the cult horror genre.
He owes his name to 149 performers … and he also starred in Rob's films Sid, also starring in "Bone Tomahawk", "Hatchet III", "The Lords of Salem", "Devil in My Ride", "Night 3D Living Dead "and tons of others. He was 80 years old.