British actor Julian Sands missing for almost a week now. Sands, 65, went hiking on a trail on Mt. Baldy and went missing thereafter, San Bernardino County sheriff’s spokeswoman Gloria Huerta said. She also mentioned that a rescue team left immediately and searched for him in the area of the San Gabriel Mountains, about 40 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, but had to suspend the ground search on Saturday because of trail conditions and avalanche risks.
Who is Julian Sands?
Julian Sands was born on 4 January 1958, in Otley, West Yorkshire, England. He went to Lord Wandsworth College, Long Sutton, Hampshire for education. He married Sarah Harvey, a British journalist, in 1984. In 1987, they both parted ways and Sands has a son from his marriage with Sarah.
In 1990, Sands married Evgenia Citkowitz, who’s also a journalist and the daughter of the Anglo-Irish novelist and socialite Lady Caroline Blackwood and American composer-pianist Israel Citkowitz. He has two daughters from his second marriage.
Julian Sands’s acting career began in 1984 with supporting roles but soon after he was offered the main lead in one of his iconic movies, ‘A Room with a View‘. He decided to try his luck in Hollywood and decided to move to the US around 1987.
He is a dedicated mountaineer. On January 13, 2023, Julian Sands went hiking around Mount Baldy, California in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles.
Updates on the missing case
According to the sources, Sands’s son Henry has joined the search team and started retracing the route he could have chosen. This is all happening under special supervision.
Rescue workers are searching a mountain range in California for the British movie star Julian Sands.— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) January 19, 2023
The actor famous for roles in films including, A Room With A View was reported missing after going hiking on Friday before severe storms struck.@Noel_Phillips reports. pic.twitter.com/CrF7TBW30I
The department has declared the area a high-risk zone because of the constant storms.
A car is found by the search team which is believed to be Julian Sands’s.
There have been other people missing while hiking as well. A mother of four, an experienced hiker, died after sliding more than 500 ft off Mount Baldy. An American hiker also stands missing from the same batch.
Since the news broke, well-wishers and fans have been tweeting and sending prayers and well wishes.
I knew #JulianSands a bit back in the 80s when his brother shared a mouse-infested flat with my best friend. He was so dazzling and so delightful and everyone who loves him is beside themselves with worry. I’m praying for his safe return. pic.twitter.com/t8gkDtzDEE— Richard Coles (@RevRichardColes) January 19, 2023
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who is Julian Sands?
He is a British actor known for his performances in A Room with a View, The Killing Fields, Leaving Las Vegas, and many more.
2. Is he alive?
Yes. Fingers crossed
3. What is his net worth?
His net worth is about $3 million.
4. How old is Julian Sands?
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Julian Sands missing since January 13, 2023, has devastated fans, friends, and family. Extensive search operations have been marked around Mount Baldy but unfortunately, no clue as of now. The world is praying and sending wishes to the family.
Sands mentioned in an interview that the mountains are the only thing that makes him happy. Endless tweets say that the mountains he loved will keep him safe.
Everyone’s praying for his safety and well-being. Our heartfelt prayers with the family.