Sid Haig, who is best known as Captain Spaulding in the Rob Zombie trilogy, passed away a few weeks ago. Now, we are aware of his cause of death. 

To backtrack, Haig’s wife  Susan “Suzy” Oberg confirmed via social media that the actor had died on Sept. 21. 

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First, Oberg took to Haig’s Instagram page where she had been giving updates on the actor’s condition since he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit earlier this month to announce the news of his death. 

“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. 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. We, as a family, are asking that our privacy and time to mourn be respected.
Sidney Eddie Mosesian
7/14/39 – 9/21/19
Husband, Father, Grandfather, Friend.
Goodnight, my love. We will find each other again, next time. I love you.”

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Now, according to Haig’s California-issued death certificate, TMZ reports  that the 80-year-old died of chronic heart and lung issues. 

Cardiorespiratory arrest is the immediate cause of death. TMZ lists respiratory failure, aspiration, aspergillus pheumonia and a “small bowel obstruction" as contributing causes of death. 

Following Sid Haig's death,  Zombie shared many posts about the death of Haig, who starred in House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects and the third upcoming film 3 From Hell. You can see a few of his posts below. 


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Horray for Captain Spaulding. Gone but not forgotten.

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