The protagonist of Arachnophobia, Julian Sands, was declared missing in the mountains of Los Angeles
The actor is currently being searched using drones and helicopters but avalanche risks and dangerous trail conditions have hampered the search on the ground
Julian Sands, was declared missing in the mountains of The Angels. (TWITTER)
English actor Julian Sands has been identified as one of two hikers who went missing in the San Gabriel Mountains in California (USA).
The actor known for his appearance in films such as “Naked Lunch” (1991) and “A Room With a View” (1985), is being sought by the authorities and a rescue team since Friday, when he was reported missing, according to a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff collected by local media.
Although the actor is currently being sought through of drones and helicopters, the risks of avalanches and dangerous trail conditions have hampered the search on land.
However, it is hoped that once weather and safety conditions improve, investigations of field.
Meanwhile, on the County Sheriff's official Facebook page authorities called on all hikers – even experts – to avoid riding and hiking in the Mount Baldy area due to the high risk of facing an accident.
“Over the past four weeks, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SAR) teams have responded to 14 missions in and around Mt Baldy,” the text states.
Although the actor is currently being sought through drones and helicopters, avalanche hazards and dangerous trail conditions have hampered the search on the ground. (TWITTER)
“These rescue missions have been for lost, stranded and/or injured hikers. Unfortunately, during these past 4 weeks, two hikers did not survive after falling and injuring themselves,” the document states.
“The snow has turned to ice, making the hikes extremely dangerous,” the statement said. The truth is that this mountainous area is very popular among hikers and is only an hour's drive from downtown Los Angeles.
Along with the English actor, who lives in North Hollywood, authorities are also looking separately for a Hathorne resident named Bob Gregory in the area.Crystal Lake, in the San Gabriel Mountains.
Gregory's relatives said that after his disappearance on Monday, they are “distressed” and “fear that he was hurt and fell”. The police, in turn, began the process of tracking his cell phone.
Until now, no representative of the actor has given any testimony in this regard.
Two days after Sands was declared missing, Crystal Paula Gonzalez-Landas, known as the “the queen of hiking”, slipped and died in the area. The woman had been documenting her adventure on her Facebook account.
Among his outstanding works is the film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (2011), Jackie Chan's action comedy “The Medallion” (2003), as well as his participation in series such as “Smallville” or “The L Word ”. (TWITTER)
Sands was born on January 4, 1958 in Otley, West Yorkshire (England) and his career has been marked by film and television projects.
Among his notable works are the film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (2011), Jackie Chan's action comedy “The Medallion< /b>” (2003), as well as his participation in series such as “Smallville” or “The L Word”.
He was married to the journalist < b>Sarah Harvey, whom he divorced in 1987 and with whom he had a son. Three years later, he married the writer Eugenia Citkowitz, a relationship that gave him two daughters.
(With information from EFE)