Prolific British movie star named lost hiker in California mountains

British actor Julian Sands has been identified as the hiker who disappeared into the California mountains last week.

The 65-year-old actress is best known for her role in the 1985 Oscar-nominated movie. A room with a view He has been missing in the Mount Baldy area since Friday, January 13, according to officials.

He was reported missing Friday evening by his wife, writer Evgenia Citkowitz, and was thought to be somewhere along the popular Baldy Bowl Road in the San Gabriel Mountains. Mount Baldy is a 10,000-foot peak located in the Angeles National Forest, northeast of Los Angeles.

Sands is an avid hiker and mountaineer who once described his happiest moment as “being close to a mountain peak on a gorgeous cold morning.”

Search and rescue teams were on the mountain to look for Sands, but had to suspend the search due to severe weather and the threat of avalanches. department spokesperson Gloria Huerta told CNN.

Drones were used to continue the search, but rescuers are limited to other resources due to weather.

Independent He discovers that Sands’ son, Henry, has joined the search in the company of an experienced mountaineer. Sands shares his wife, Citkowitz, with two daughters, Imogen and Natalya. Henry with his ex-wife, journalist and editor Sarah Sands (surname before the marriage Harvey).

California was hit by a series of severe winter storms that brought flooding and heavy snowfall to the drought-affected state.

The sheriff’s department says it has launched 14 search and rescue operations in the Mount Baldy area alone in the past four weeks, and two hikers have died on the mountain.

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“These rescue missions were for missing, stranded and/or injured hikers. Unfortunately, during these last 4 weeks, two hikers did not survive after falling and injuring themselves,” he said.

“Recent storms that brought snow and ice conditions are not suitable for hikers, even those who feel they have a high level of experience.”

Sands, who lives in north Hollywood with Citkowitz, has appeared in more than 150 films and television shows throughout her career.

Born in Yorkshire, England, he moved to California in the Eighties to pursue his Hollywood career following the success of the James Ivory-directed film. A room with a view 1985 romance based on EM Forster’s 1908 novel.

Attracting attention with her early performance in the 1984 film, Sands killing fields, She portrayed George Emerson in the lead role, alongside Helena Bonham Carter’s Lucy Honeychurch. The film also starred Maggie Smith, Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench and Simon Callow in supporting roles.



A box office success A room with a view Upon release, it received critical acclaim and was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, at the 59th Academy Awards.

Sands’ career A room with a view It was an eclectic movie featuring horror, indie, romance and action-comedy. She starred opposite Richard E Grant and Lori Singer in the supernatural horror movie. Fortune teller, reprise the role for the sequel Sorcerer: Apocalypse.

He played the composer Franz Liszt. Improvisation With Hugh Grant as Frederic Chopin and Judy Davis as George Sand in 1991.

More recently, she starred in the Oscar-nominated English version with James Bond stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. Dragon Tattoo Girl, in 2011.

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