British actor Julian Sands has been reported missing after hiking in the San Gabriel mountains on Friday, according to the San Bernardino county sheriff’s department, Report informs via The Guardian.
The 65-year-old actor, known for his roles in A Room with a View, The Killing Fields, and Naked Lunch, lives in North Hollywood.
Rescue crews have been searching for a lost hiker in the Baldy Bowl area of Mt Baldy, a popular area for hikers and skiers, since a hiker was reported missing on Friday evening, sheriff department spokesperson Nathan Campos said. Officials identified the lost hiker by name on Wednesday afternoon.
The severe winter weather across California has interfered with the search around Mt Baldy: rescue crews on the ground were “pulled off the mount on Saturday evening for their safety”, with the search continuing “by drone and helicopter when the weather permitted”, Campos said.