British actor Julian Sands goes missing in California mountains

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 British actor Julian Sands went missing in the mountains of California

65-year-old actor Julian Sands was reported missing by his wife on Friday night, January 13, after he went hiking in the Baldy Bowl area in the San Gabriel Mountains, according to LA's KABC-TV and Hollywood trade.

“My understanding is that he went camping that day, and when he didn't return, his family reported him missing”– Gloria Huerta, a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department, said.

According to the Sheriff's Department, ground services immediately began searching for the actor, but the search was called off after about 24 hours due to the risk of avalanches and bad weather. conditions on the trail. However, periodic aerial searches by helicopters and drones continue, and authorities plan to resume ground searches as soon as weather permits.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department on Thursday issued a storm warning that a severe winter the weather made the area dangerous. Over the past month, search parties have been sent out on 14 rescue missions in the Baldy Bowl. Two hikers died from injuries after falling.

Born in England, Sands moved to California in the 1980s to pursue a Hollywood career following the success of the 1985 film A Room with a View, a historical novel in in which he starred alongside Helena Bonham Carter. The actor also starred as the son of Satan in the supernatural thriller The Warlock. and its continuation.

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