Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?
Julian Sands’ family has issued a statement credits the “heroic” efforts of the Californian authorities conducting the search for the missing British actor.
“Our sincere thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, not least the heroic search teams listed below who braved difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to find Julian. home,” the statement read.
The search for the Wizard star has entered its 11th day amid a high wind warning and gusts of up to 100 to 107 km/h.
On Monday, Jan. 23, the National Weather Service reported strong winds hitting the Santa Ana mountain area and San Bernandino, close to the San Gabriel mountains where Sands is reported to be missing.
A warning warned of possible power outages, travel disruptions and a risk of falling trees: “The strongest winds will be along the southern slopes and foothills, below Morongo Pass, and through and under the Santa Ana Mountain canyons,” the report said.
Last week, ground crews had to suspend the search for Sands because of the avalanche danger in the area.
Sands’ family has shared a statement thanking authorities for the “heroic” search, which is still ongoing.
“Our sincere thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, not least the heroic search teams listed below who braved difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to find Julian. home,” it reads.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 5:30 AM
Actor Matthew Modine prays for Julian Sands’ safe return
“Julian Sands is a wonderful man, husband, father and friend to so many. A gentle, kind soul. Let the candles burn for his safe return from the mountain he loves,” Matthew Modine wrote on Twitter.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 8:29 AM
Mount Baldy has been ‘extremely dangerous’ since Sands went missing
Conditions on Mount Baldy, where rescuers are searching for Julian Sands, are “unfavorable and extremely dangerous” and not even very experienced hikers, police warned this week.
“The high winds have turned the snow into ice making hiking extremely dangerous,” the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Friday.
“The sheriff’s search and rescue efforts are often hampered by inclement weather and dangerous avalanche conditions. The recent storms that have created the snow and ice conditions are not favorable to hikers, even those who think they have a high level of experience.”
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 7:49 AM
Update from the sheriff’s department on the search
“As we enter day 11 of the search for Julian Sands on Mt Baldy, we are reminded of the sheer determination and selflessness of all the people who assisted in this search,” the authority said.
“We will continue to use the available resources.”
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 6:59 am
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No set deadline for the end of the search, authorities say
US authorities have said there is still “no hard deadline” to call off the search for Julian Sands.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the incident was still classified as a search and rescue.
“We will schedule another ground investigation when the weather improves and it is safe for our ground crew,” a department spokesperson said.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 4:45 AM
British film producer Cassian Elewes shared a heartfelt message
Elewes also shared a note about Sands on Twitter.
“I have been aware since Friday that my friend Julian Sands is missing from Mount Baldy. I’m devastated. A very good friend of the family who was an adventurer in everything he did. I have said many prayers,” he wrote.
Tom MurrayJanuary 24, 2023 4:01 AM
Reverend Richard Coles called Sands ‘dazzling’
“I knew #JulianSands a little bit back in the 80s when his brother shared a mouse infested flat with my best friend,” Coles wrote on Twitter.
“He was so dazzling and so delightful and everyone who loves him is beside himself with worry.”
Tom MurrayJanuary 24, 2023 03:00
Federal agencies have joined the search for Sands
A reminder that both state and state officials are now working with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office to locate Sands.
“We are working with state and federal agencies that have cell phone forensics to help us pinpoint a location, but no new information has been developed as of yet,” the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office said. in a statement shared Friday (Jan. 20).
Tom MurrayJanuary 24, 2023 1:58 AM
Here’s a little overview of Sands’ career and life, for anyone less familiar with his backstory.
An actor of talent and unusual range, Sands has appeared in more than 150 film and TV projects throughout his career.
Louis Chilton24 January 2023 00:30