Actor Julian Sands has been missing for five days after hiking Mount Baldi in Southern California, officials said Wednesday.
Sands, 65, was reported missing in the Baldi Bowl neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. Friday, said Mara Rodriguez, spokesperson for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. rice field.
Rodriguez launched a search for Sands, known for her “room with a view,” but called it off Saturday night due to road conditions and the danger of an avalanche, she said.
According to Rodriguez, the search and rescue team will continue the search using helicopters and drones if weather permits, and plans to search again on the ground when safety is confirmed.
The sheriff’s office advises heeding warnings and avoiding the area as high winds and ice make the situation dangerous.
“Recent storms that have brought snow and ice are not favorable even for hikers who consider themselves to have a high level of experience,” the agency said in its advisory.
Search and rescue teams have conducted 14 rescue operations for lost, stranded and injured hikers on and around the mountain in the past four weeks, and two hikers died after falling, the agency said.
Mount Baldy is located in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles.
A British actor, Sands appeared in 1985’s A Room with a View, Warlock (1989) and Arachnophobia (1990). Besides, he has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows over the decades.
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