SAN BERNARDINO County officials have released the identity of a man who went missing with his friend while hiking Mt. Baldy, a 10,000-foot peak near Los Angeles.
The British actor was first reported missing by a friend on Friday January 13, 2023.
After Sands was reported missing on Friday, search and rescue efforts began.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office, “Due to the severe weather and alpine conditions, the search was difficult and use of air resources was limited over the weekend.”
“The search for air resources continues and further updates will be provided as they become available.”
Also according to the sheriff’s department, ground crews were called down the mountain on Saturday night, January 14, because of difficult terrain and avalanche danger.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the search continued with helicopters and drones.
Ground searches will reportedly resume when the weather improves, the newspaper reported.
Born on January 4, 1958, the actor is British but lives in Los Angeles.
He is best known for his films in which he has acted in more than 150.
He also had several television roles and played a video game voice actor.
His most popular movies are:
Sands has been married twice, the first time to British journalist Sarah Harvey.
The former couple share a son.
His second and current wife is also a journalist named Evgenia Citkowitz.
The couple share two daughters.