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British Actor Julian Sands Reported Missing While Hiking in San Gabriel Mountains

British actor Julian Sands, most noted for his performances in movies such as The Killing Fields, A Room with a View, Warlock, Arachnophobia, Boxing Helena, and Leaving Las Vegas was recently reported missing.

According to a report by Variety, the A Room With a View actor was reported missing at about 7:30 p.m. last Friday, January 13. Keep scrolling further to learn more details about the whole matter.

What happened to British actor Julian Sands?

Last week, British actor Julian Sands was reported missing at about 7:30 p.m. on January 13. Variety reported that he had been hiking in the Baldy Bowl hiking area, which is situated approximately 50 miles northeast of Los Angeles.

As per a representative for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the ground crews responded and started searching the area soon after the actor was reported missing. Although, the search of the parties came to a halt on Saturday evening, after around 24 hours of searching, because of avalanche risks and trail conditions.

Julian Sands loves to climb mountains

Yeah, you read that right. Apart from being an actor, Sands is also an enthusiastic mountaineer. During a 2020 interview with ThriveGlobal, he said, “I love climbing mountains, I’ve spent a lot of time in the Alps over the years, a lot of time in the Andes, Alaska, and the American range.”

Since the time, the actor was reported missing, the authorities have continued with intermittent searches by helicopter as well as drone. As per multiple reports, a search party has not been deployed in more than 4 days.

The Sheriff’s Department plans to launch a ground effort once weather conditions get better. At the moment, the cops are warning the prospective hikers to stay out of the area.

Let us tell you, the Baldy Bowl hiking area is situated near Mt. Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California. Over the past week, the nighttime temperatures in the area have been in the mid-20s.

British film producer Cassian Elwes took to his Twitter page to share that he had known that Julian was missing for a few days. He tweeted, “I’ve known since Friday that my friend Julian Sands has been missing on mt baldy. I’m devastated. A very close family friend who was an adventurer in everything he did. I’ve said many prayers.”

Julian Sands has many acting credits to his name

Throughout his acting career, the 65-year-old actor has been a part of several films including Privates on Parade, Oxford Blues, The Killing Fields, After Darkness, The Doctor and the Devils, A Room with a View, Harem – the loss of innocence, Gothic, Vibes, Murder on the Moon, Wherever You Are, The Sun Also Shines at Night and Crazy in Love.

In addition to this, Julian has also starred in TV shows like The Box of Delights, Jackie Chan Adventures, Smallville, Banshee, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Blood Ties and The Blacklist among many others.

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Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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