Julian Sands, star of ‘A Room with a View,’ dead at 65

Actor Julian Sands, best known for “A Room with a View” and “Warlock,” died while hiking Mount Baldy earlier this year, officials confirmed Tuesday.

Human remains recovered at the site on Saturday were identified as those of the 65-year-old actor, who had been missing since January.

The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department said, “The identification process of the body located at Mount Baldy on June 24, 2023 has been completed and has been identified as Julian Sands, 65, of North Hollywood.” shared in a statement on Tuesday, “The manner of death is still under investigation, further test results are awaited. We would like to express our gratitude to all the volunteers who worked tirelessly to locate Mr Sands.

Hikers found Sands’ remains on Saturday, and they were then taken to San Bernardino County by authorities for identification. Sands’ family said the British actor went missing on January 13 after hiking in the Baldy Bowl Trail area, which is located in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Sands was born on 4 January 1968 in Otley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, to Brenda and William Sands. He is the third of six children, all boys. He attended Lord Wandsworth College and the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Hollywood discovered Sands and her talent when she starred in the NBC miniseries “The Sun Also Rises” (1984). Sands’ other roles include the 1984 film “The Killing Fields”, the thriller “Arachnophobia” (1990), the Hollywood classic “Ocean’s Thirteen” (2007) and David Fincher’s English-language film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (2011). Are. , He also worked as a voice actor in Jackie Chan’s beloved animated series “The Jackie Chan Adventures”, starring as Valmont.

“Pet Cemetery” director Mary Lambert took to Twitter to share her condolences.

“Before pearls were worn by Harry Styles, Julian Sands wore them at a siesta,” Lambert wrote in his now-pinned tweet. “It was his idea. We all found it shocking but brilliant. dear julian we miss you. #juliansands

Sands is survived by his second wife, writer Evgenia Sitkowitz, and three children, Henry, Natalya and Imogen.

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