Sid Haig  

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"Ugly, ruddy faced, usually bald, and occasionally bearded -- he looks like an original member of Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention -- Haig has been a seedy presence in low-budget, sex- and action-packed drive-in movies since the mid-sixties." --Cult Movie Stars, p. 233-4

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Sid Haig (born Sidney Eddie Mosesian, July 14, 1939 – September 21, 2019) was an American actor, film producer, and musician.

He is known for his roles in several of Jack Hill's exploitation films from the 1970s such as Spider Baby (1968), The Big Doll House (1971), The Big Bird Cage (1971), Black Mama, White Mama (1972), Coffy (1973) and Foxy Brown (1974); as well as for his appearances in later horror films, most notably his role as Captain Spaulding in the Rob Zombie films House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil's Rejects and 3 from Hell.


Year Title Role Director Notes
1960 The Host The Fugitive Jack Hill Short film
1962 The Firebrand Diego Maury Dexter
1965 Beach Ball Drummer for Righteous Brother Lennie Weinrib
1966 Blood Bath Abdul the Arab Jack Hill, Stephanie Rothman
1967 It's a Bikini World Daddy Stephanie Rothman
Point Blank First Penthouse Lobby Guard John Boorman
1968 Spider Baby Ralph Jack Hill
The Hell with Heroes Crespin Joseph Sargent
1969 Pit Stop Hawk Sidney Jack Hill
Che! Antonio Richard Fleischer
1970 C.C. and Company Crow Seymour Robbie
1971 THX 1138 NCH George Lucas
The Big Doll House Harry Jack Hill
Diamonds Are Forever Slumber Inc. Attendant Guy Hamilton
1972 The Big Bird Cage Django Jack Hill
1973 The No Mercy Man Pill Box Daniel Vance
Black Mama, White Mama Ruben Jack Hill
Emperor of the North Pole Grease Tail Robert Aldrich
Coffy Omar Jack Hill
Beyond Atlantis East Eddie Eddie Romero
The Don Is Dead The Arab Richard Fleischer
1974 Busting Rizzo's Bouncer Peter Hyams
Foxy Brown Hays Jack Hill
Savage Sisters Malavael Eddie Romero
1975 Who Is the Black Dahlia? Tattoo Artist Joseph Pevney TV film
1976 Swashbuckler Bald Pirate James Goldstone
The Return of the World's Greatest Detective Vince Cooley Dean Hargrove TV film
1978 Evening in Byzantium Asied Jerry London
1979 Death Car on the Freeway Maurie Hal Needham
1980 Loose Shoes Lone Stranger Ira Miller
1981 Underground Aces Faoud Robert Butler
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash Vince David Lowell Rich
Galaxy of Terror Quuhod Bruce D. Clark
1982 The Aftermath Cutter Steve Barkett
40 Days of Musa Dagh Turkish general Sarky Mouradian
1986 Amazing Stories Season 1: Episode 10 – "Remote Control Man" Thug Bob Clark TV film
1987 Commando Squad Iggy Fred Olen Ray
1988 Warlords The Warlord
Goddess of Love Hephaestus Jim Drake TV film
1989 Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II Donar Charles B. Griffith
1990 The Forbidden Dance Joa Greydon Clark
Genuine Risk Curly Kurt Voss
1992 Boris and Natasha Colonel Gorda Charles Martin Smith
1997 Jackie Brown Judge Quentin Tarantino
2003 House of 1000 Corpses Captain Spaulding Rob Zombie
2004 Kill Bill: Volume 2 Jay Quentin Tarantino
2005 The Devil's Rejects Captain Spaulding/Cutter Rob Zombie
House of the Dead II Professor Curien Michael Hurst
2006 Night of the Living Dead 3D Gerald Tovar, Jr. Jeff Broadstreet
Little Big Top Seymour Ward Roberts
A Dead Calling George Michael Feifer
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Himself Documentary, Archive footage
Bravo's 30 Even Scarier Movie Moments Himself TV Miniseries
2007 Dead Man's Hand Roy 'The Word' Donahue Charles Band
Halloween Chester Chesterfield Rob Zombie
Brotherhood of Blood Pashek Michael Roesch, Peter Scheerer
2009 Thirsty Radio Evangelist Andrew Kasch Short film, Voice-only
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto Captain Spaulding Rob Zombie Voice-only
Dark Moon Rising Crazy Louis Dana Mennie
2010 The Black Box Radio Evangelist Jonathan Lewis, David Sherbrook Voice-only
2011 Creature Chopper Fred M. Andrews
The Infliction Dr. Gardner Matthan Harris
Mimesis: Night of the Living Dead Alfonso Betz Douglas Schulze
The Sacred The Stranger Brett Donowho
Zombex The Commander Jesse Dayton
2012 The Lords of Salem Dean Magnus Rob Zombie
2013 Hatchet 3 Abbott McMullen BJ McDonnell
Devil in My Ride Iggy Gary Michael Schultz
2015 Bone Tomahawk Buddy S. Craig Zahler
2017 Razor Sam James P. Lay
2018 Death House Icicle Killer B. Harrison Smith
2019 Abruptio Sal Evan Marlowe Filming
3 From Hell Captain Spaulding Rob Zombie

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