Sid Haig was a veteran actor, film producer, as well as a musician. Many people recognized him for working in horror films, especially as Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie’s film ‘House of 1000 Corpses’. Further, he himself has called icons of horror cinema since Captain Spaulding considered a modern icon of horror cinema. Over forty decades, he had worked on over 350 television and forty films.
Furthermore, he received the award for “Best Actor” in the 15th Annual Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, for his reprisal of the role in ‘The Devil’s Rejects’. Unfortunately, he passed away in September 2019 after being hospitalized in early September 2019. In his last moment, his wife Susan Oberg was with him there but the couple had not produced any children from their marriage. Wanna know more about him? Then keep on scrolling over.
Caption: The American actor, producer, and musician, Sid Haig.
Sid Haig: Bio, Family, Career
The veteran was born on 21 September 2019 as Sidney Eddie Mosesian in Fresno, California, and raised in an Armenian community. He was born as the son of Roxy and an electrician, Haig Mosesian. He has not shared information on his siblings. Further, he started to learn dancing from the young age of seven and been paid dancer in a children’s Christmas show. After that, he joined a vaudeville revival show, and later he gained interest in music, especially playing drums.
He began to earn money from a young age, however, his music career bloomed since high school when he signed a recording contract for one year. During his high school, he also enrolled in the Pasadena Playhouse after being encouraged by Alice Merrill. His first role came as a student in the short film ‘The Host’ in 1960, after that, he had been working on the screen until he diagnosed with the disease.
His television debut was in the year 1962 in an episode of ‘The Untouchables’. Then after he appeared in many other programs including ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Get Smart’, ‘The Flying Nun’, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ and ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’, many more. Working in dozens of films and series, he retired from acting career in 1992 but had appeared in some films. In 2003, he worked in Rob Zombie’s debut film ‘House of 1000 Corpses’.
Sid Haig: Personal Life, Wife, & Death
The horror film actor Sid was married to Susan L. Oberg on 3 November 2007. They were together for years before they tied a knot. Since then they are together until the death of the actor. Further, after his death on her Instagram page to read ‘1939-2019 Sleep well, baby’. However, the couple together didn’t have children but have petted a dog.
Looking briefly at his wife, born on 11 September 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a unit publicist and author. She worked as Haig’s publicist and had served as the CEO of The Haig Group. The group was formed by the couple together. Moreover, she worked as a unit publicist for Little Big Top and Dark Moon Rising in the film industry. She had also worked as a boy piercer from 1996 to 2001 according to her LinkedIn profile.
He was hospitalized in early September after he fainted at his home in Thousand Oaks, California. He diagnosed with Aspergillus Pneumonia while treating when he spotted vomiting in his sleep. On 21 September 2019, he passed away at the age of 80.
Caption: Sid Haig and wife Susan
Sid Haig: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his earning, during his lifetime, he had worked on hundreds of television shows and over 50 feature films. Further, he had a net worth estimated at around $2.5 million. In his over four decades, he has worked on over 350 television episodes and 40 films.
We can find an Instagram account ‘@remembering.sid.haig’ with 154k followers. Under his name, there are many accounts on Facebook and Twitter.
Sid Haig: Body Measurements
The late actor had a slim and tall body structure that stands to a height of 1.93 meters or 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 72 kg. He had a bald head with light eyes color.