Fri. Jan 27th, 2023

British actor Julian Sands has been recognized because the hiker who went lacking within the California mountains final week.

The 65-year-old, identified for his position within the Oscar-nominated 1985 movie A Room with a View, has been lacking within the Mount Baldy space since Friday 13 January, based on authorities.

He was reported lacking by his spouse, author Evgenia Citkowitz, on Friday night and was thought to have been someplace on the favored Baldy Bowl Path within the San Gabriel Mountains. Mount Baldy is a ten,000ft peak situated northeast of Los Angeles, within the Angeles Nationwide Forest.

Sands is a eager hiker and mountain-climber who as soon as described his happiest second as “near a mountain summit on a wonderful chilly morning”.

Search and rescue crews had been on the mountain in search of Sands, however needed to droop the search due to extreme climate and avalanche menace, division spokesperson Gloria Huerta instructed CNN.

Drones have been used to proceed the search however rescuers are restricted with different sources due to the climate.

The Unbiased understands that Sands’ son Henry has joined the search, accompanied by an skilled climber. Sands shares two daughters, Imogen and Natalya, together with his spouse Citkowitz. He shares Henry together with his ex-wife, journalist and editor Sarah Sands (née Harvey).

California has been hit by a string of violent winter storms which have introduced flooding and main snowfall to the drought-stricken state.

The sheriff’s division says that over the previous 4 weeks, it has launched 14 search and rescue missions within the Mount Baldy space alone, with two hikers dying on the mountain.

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“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,” the company said on Fb.

“The latest storms that introduced the snow and ice circumstances will not be beneficial for hikers, even those who really feel they’ve a excessive degree of expertise.”

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Sands, who lives in north Hollywood with Citkowitz, has appeared in additional than 150 films and tv exhibits throughout his profession.

Born in Yorkshire, England, he moved to California within the Eighties to pursue a Hollywood profession, following the success of the James Ivory-directed A Room with a View, the 1985 romance tailored from E M Forster’s 1908 novel.

Sands, who had obtained consideration for his early efficiency within the 1984 movie The Killing Fields, was forged as lead George Emerson reverse Helena Bonham Carter’s Lucy Honeychurch. The movie additionally starred Maggie Smith, Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench and Simon Callow in supporting roles.


A box-office success, A Room with a View obtained crucial reward upon its launch and was nominated for eight Oscars on the 59th Academy Awards, together with Finest Image.

Sands’ profession after A Room with a View has been an eclectic one, comprising horror, indie, romance, and action-comedy. He performed the title position reverse Richard E Grant and Lori Singer in supernatural horror Warlock, reprising the position for sequel Warlock: The Armageddon.

He performed composer Franz Liszt in Impromptu in 1991, with Hugh Grant starring as Frederic Chopin and Judy Davis as George Sand.

Extra just lately, he appeared with James Bond star Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara within the Oscar-nominated English-language model of The Woman with the Dragon Tattoo, in 2011.

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