Actor Julian Sands missing: Avalanche danger resumes air search for missing actor

Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?

Ground crews are still unable to continue the search for missing actor Julian Sands due to the risk of avalanches in the area.

Sands, 65, was reported missing Friday while on a hiking trip in the Baldy Bowl area of ​​the San Gabriel mountains, as local authorities continue to search using “helicopters and drones, weather permitting.”

“Aerial searches are resuming, but we have not yet been able to resume ground investigations due to icy conditions and the threat of avalanches,” Gloria Huerta, public information officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, told the agency. BBC on Friday.

She said there was still “no time set” for when they would start again.

In other news, Mr. Sands’ phone appears to show that he was heading to a mountainous area of ​​Southern California the day he was reported missing.

The search has been ramped up lately as officials use cell phone forensics to pinpoint the actor’s location.

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Latest photos that actor Julian Sands sent to his grandson from a snowy mountain peak

As the hunt for the British actor in the California mountains enters its sixth day, poignant photos he sent to his grandson show him looking relaxed and happy as he climbs far above the clouds.

Mr Sands, who starred in more than 150 films and television series, including A room with a viewsent the photos of himself climbing Mount Weisshorn in the Swiss Alps last September.

Jane Dalton has this exclusive report:

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 3:30 PM

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Friends of Julian Sands share their concerns about the whereabouts of the ‘dazzling’ actor

Messages of hope, concern and prayer have been shared online by friends of missing actor Julian Sands, who has been described by his intimates as “an adventurer in everything he did”.

The Rev Richard Coles called Mr Sands, 65, “dazzling” as he said he was “praying for his safe return”.

“I knew #JulianSands a little bit back in the 80’s when his brother shared a mouse infested flat with my best friend,” he wrote on Twitter.

“He was so dazzling and so delightful and everyone who loves him is beside himself with worry.”

British film producer Cassian Elewes also shared a heartfelt message.

He posted: “I have been aware since Friday that my friend Julian Sands is missing from mt baldy. I’m devastated. A very good friend of the family who was an adventurer in everything he did. I prayed a lot.”

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 2:30 PM

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ICYMI: Federal agencies join the search for missing British actor Julian Sands

Federal agencies have joined the search for Julian Sands, using cell phone forensics to pinpoint the British actor’s location, local police said.

Both state and state officials are now cooperating with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office, a week after the actor was first reported missing in the mountains of Southern California.

As of Friday, ground crews were still unable to continue their search due to the risk of avalanches in the area, and authorities said there was still “no time set” for when they would begin.

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 1:30 PM

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Avalanche threat as air search for missing actor resumes

Ground crews are still unable to continue the search for missing actor Julian Sands due to the risk of avalanches in the area.

Sands, 65, was reported missing Friday while on a hiking trip in the Baldy Bowl area of ​​the San Gabriel mountains, as local authorities continue to search using “helicopters and drones, weather permitting.”

“Aerial searches are resuming, but we have not yet been able to resume ground investigations due to icy conditions and the threat of avalanches,” Gloria Huerta, public information officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, told the agency. BBC on Friday.

She said there was still “no time set” for when they would start again.

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 12:30 PM

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Watch: ‘No hard deadline’ for calling off search for Julian Sands, authorities say

“No hard deadline” for calling off the search for Julian Sands, authorities say

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 11:30 am

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Julian Sands: A Timeline of a Missing Actor’s Disappearance

The British star is believed to have been somewhere on California’s popular Baldy Bowl Trail, which climbs 3,900 feet over 4.5 miles to the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Jacob Stollworthy has the details:

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 10:30 am

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Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?

Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?

Emily Atkinson21 January 2023 09:30

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Police are keeping phone records as they search for missing actor Julian Sands in the California mountains

Both state and state officials are now cooperating with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office, a week after the actor was first reported missing in the mountains of Southern California.

As of Friday, ground crews were still unable to continue their search efforts due to avalanches in the area, and authorities said there was still “no time” for when they would begin.

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 09:00

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Actor was ‘on the move’ the day he was reported missing, police reveal

Missing actor Julian Sands’ phone appears to indicate he was heading to a mountainous area of ​​Southern California the day he was reported missing.

The search has been ramped up lately as officials use cell phone forensics to pinpoint the actor’s location.

Sands, 65, was reported missing Friday while on a hiking trip in the Baldy Bowl area of ​​the San Gabriel mountains, as local authorities continue to search using “helicopters and drones, weather permitting.”

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department previously said phone pings showed the British actor was heading to the Mount Baldy area two days after he was first reported missing.

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 8:30 AM

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The climate crisis may be a factor in Sands’ disappearance.

Extreme winter weather is becoming more common in the Golden State, Josh Marcus reports.

Emily AtkinsonJanuary 21, 2023 7:50 AM

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