Julian Sands is an English actor. He was born on 4 January 1958. He was born in Uk and but moved to the United States for his movie career. His most popular movies include Arachnophobia, The Killing Field, Warlock, A Room with a View, and Leaving Las Vegas.
Julian Sands recently made headlines after being reported as missing on 13 January 2023. He was hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles when this unfortunate event happened. Upon checking his mobile signals his last location was known and it was near Mount Baldy. But an air-and-land search could only find his car, there was no sign of him anywhere near it.
Julian Sands Acting Career
Though he is settled in America he began his film career by appearing in British films such as The Killing Field and Oxford Blues. He had a supporting role in both of these films. In the BBC’s adaptation of The Box of Delights which premiered in 1984, he appeared as a Greek soldier.
His breakthrough came with the movie A Room With a View. He was cast as a romantic lead in this movie. It premiered in 1985 and was a huge success. He was then cast in another hit movie Gothic directed by Ken Russell.
After the success of these movies, he decided to move to Hollywood to expand his film career. Sands decided to move to Hollywood and pursue a career in American films. In Hollywood, he appeared in both low-budget and high-budget films.
In the 90s he acted in movies including Warlock series, Impromptu, and Naked Lunch. His roles in Arachnophobia, Boxing Helena, and Leaving Las Vegas got him some recognition. He has played the lead role of the phantom in a horror-film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera.
He has also done theater performances. In August 2011 he became a part of the drama A Celebration of Harold Pinter, directed by John Malkovich. It was at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at the Pleasance Courtyard.
It received so much critical appreciation that it was later played at the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York. His performance in this earned him an ‘outstanding Solo Performance’ nomination for the 58th Annual Drama Desk Award.
Julian Sands’s Personal Life and Net Worth
Julian Sands’s main source of income is through acting. He has done many films and TV series. In England and America. His net worth is estimated to be around $4 million US dollars. He has been active in the industry since the early 90s.
He has been married twice. His first marriage was with a British journalist Sarah Harvey. They got married in 1984. They have a son in this marriage. Three years after their marriage they decided to split in 1987.
Three years later in 1990, he married again. His second marriage was with yet another journalist, Evgenia Citkowitz. She is the daughter of the Anglo-Irish novelist and socialite Lady Caroline Blackwood and composer-pianist Citkowitz. In this marriage, he has two daughters. Though born in England, he and his family are settled in Los Angeles, California.
What happened to Julian sands?
It was reported that on 13 January 2023, Julian Sands went missing near Mount Baldy, California. It was in the San Gabriel Mountains located in the northeast of Los Angeles. There were search parties sent to look for him but his whereabouts are not yet known. It was reported that there were severe storms just after he went missing, this was yet another cause that made it difficult to find his location.
On the 18th of January, the police were able to find his abandoned car. The next day his children joined the search party to find their father. His phone was last tracked on 15th January, it’s been almost a week and no data is available.
The police assume that he ran out of battery, which is the reason why it is getting harder to track his phone. According to the police report, there was evidence of avalanches. This is making it difficult to resume the search party. The police are still doing their best and doing an air search.