Actor Julian Sands Identified as Missing Hiker in California

Julian Sands
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Julian Sands, identified for his work in A Room With a View and 24, was recognized as one in every of two hikers who went lacking in Southern California on Friday, January 13.

Authorities confirmed on Wednesday, January 18, that the British actor, 65, went lacking 5 days earlier after going for a hike on a path in Mt. Baldy within the San Gabriel Mountains. Gloria Huerta, a spokesperson for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Division, mentioned that Sands’ spouse, Evgenia Citkowitz, reported her husband lacking on Friday.

Huerta added that rescue crews started on the lookout for Sands that day, however the floor search was suspended on Saturday, January 14, due to climate situations within the space. Rescue staff have continued trying to find the Leaving Las Vegas star with helicopters and drones, and can resume the bottom search when climate permits.

A second hiker, Bob Gregory, was reported lacking by his household on Monday, January 16. Authorities are trying to find him within the Crystal Lake space of the San Gabriel Mountains, that are positioned northeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Actor Julian Sands Identified as 1 of 2 Missing Hikers in California's Mt. Baldy Area

Julian Sands and Helena Bonham Carter in ‘A Room With A View.’
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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Division issued a “harmful situations” warning for hikers on Wednesday, urging guests to “assume twice” earlier than heading out on the paths. “During the last 4 weeks, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Groups have responded to 14 rescue missions on Mt. Baldy and within the surrounding space,” learn a press release shared by way of Fb. “These rescue missions have been for misplaced, stranded and/or injured hikers. Sadly, throughout these previous 4 weeks, two hikers didn’t survive after falling and injuring themselves. Please know the present situations on Mt. Baldy are opposed and very harmful.”

The submit included a photograph of a path signal warning of “excessive alpine situations” within the Mt. Baldy and Icehouse areas, with an inventory of suggestions that hikers be ready for the opportunity of staying in a single day amid altering climate situations.

Sands, whose movie profession started within the Eighties, is called an enthusiastic mountaineer. “I really like climbing mountains, I’ve spent loads of time within the Alps over time, loads of time within the Andes, Alaska and the American ranges,” the Smallville alum instructed Thrive in Could 2020. “It’s about supplication and sacrifice and humility, while you go to those mountains. It’s not a lot a celebration of oneself however the eradication of 1’s self-consciousness.”

The U.Okay. native is probably greatest identified for his position reverse Helena Bonham Carter in 1985’s A Room With a View. His different movie credit embody Gothic, Warlock, Arachnophobia, Ocean’s 13 and The Woman With the Dragon Tattoo. On TV, he has appeared in 24, The Blacklist, Gotham, Dexter and extra.