Sid Haig


Haig in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Sidney Eddy Mosesian

Date of Birth: July 14, 1939

Place of Birth: Fresno, California, United States

Date of Death: September 21, 2019

Place of Death: Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Armenian

Sid Haig was an American actor, film producer, and musician. He is known for his roles in action and horror films, including, starring as Captain Spaulding in House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, and 3 from Hell, as well as Spider Baby, Foxy Brown, and Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006).

Sid’s father, Haig Mosesian, was an ethnic Armenian emigrant, who came to the U.S., c. 1913, from Bitlis, Turkey. Sid’s mother, Roxy/Roxie Bertha (Mooradian), was born in California, of Armenian descent, with her family being from Harput, Turkey. He was married to Susan L. Oberg, until his death.

Sid’s paternal grandfather was named Armen Mosesian.

Sid’s paternal grandmother was named Lucy Tashdenian/Tashjian.

Sid’s maternal grandfather was named Tom Mooradian.

Sid’s maternal grandmother was named Sharlott Hodoian.

Source: Sid’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census –

5 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Sid’s paternal grandfather was named Armen Mosesian.

    Sid’s father was from Bitlis, Turkey. His mother’s family was from Harput, Turkey.

  2. bablah says:

    Lracy-> Lucy Tashdenian/Tashjian

  3. sarahle says:

    his parents/grandparents probably fled the armenian genocide in ottoman empire to the USA (turkey)

    are there any information where his father came from and when his mothers parents came to the US?

  4. me says:

    he looks Middle Eastern,i really thought he was Iranian

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