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British Actor Julian Sands Missing For Months! Is He Found? Details on His Wife & Movies

British Actor Julian Sands Missing For Months! Is He Found? Details on His Wife & Movies

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An English actor, Julian Sands rose to prominence for his appearance as Sailor in the movie,  Privates on Parade in 1982. His roles in films like The Killing Fields, A Room with a View, Warlock, and Arachnophobia are quite popular.

Julian is also remembered for his role as Vladimir Bierko in the movie, 24. He appeared as Jor-El in the movie, Smallville and portrayed the role of Yulish Rabitov in Banshee.

Early Life of Julian Sands

Julian Sands was born Julian M. Sands on January 4, 1958, in Otley, United Kingdom. As of 2023, Julian is 65 years old and cuts her birthday cake annually on the 4th of January. Apa has a star sign of Capricorn. Brenda Mary (mother) and William Morley Sands (father) are his parents. Apa’s mother is a writer and his father is a village chief. He spent his early life with four brothers and of them is Nick Sands.

Julian in his childhood
Caption: Julian in his childhood (Photo: Daily Mail)

His paternal grandparents are William Henry Sands and Muriel Morley while Frank Leach and May Hardy are his maternal grandparents. Sands has citizenship in the United Kingdom while he has an English background. He follows the Christianity religion.  He joined the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Later, he studied at Lord Wandsworth College.

Julian Sands’s Wife

He is married to Evgenia Citkowitz, a biographer. They exchanged wedding vows in 1990  and were living happily with each other until Julian went missing in January 2023.

 Julian with his wife
Caption: Julian with his wife (Photo: Closer Weekly)

More About His Wife, Evgenia

Evgenia Citkowitz is an author and was born in 1964, in New York, USA. She became popular after releasing her first play, Ether Dome, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in  2007.

Julian's wife on the frame
Caption: Julian’s wife on the frame (Photo: MacMillan)

In 2010, she released her book titled, Ether which got the opportunity to enlist in the collection of The New Yorker’s Book Club. She is the author of books like The Shades: A Novel, Ether: Seven Stories and a Novella, and The Shades Lib/E.

His First Marriage & Relationship

His first wife is a British journalist and author, Sarah Sands. They met at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Sarah and Julian got married in the presence of their relatives in 1984. They stayed married for only three years and divorced in 1987.

Julian with his ex-wife
Caption: Julian with his ex-wife (Photo: Closer Weekly)

From 1986 to 1989, he dated an actress, Jodie Foster. They were also engaged for some time and parted ways.

Julian Sands’s Children

He is a father of three children a son and two daughters. He welcomed his son, Henry Sands with his first wife on September 20, 1985. Henry works as an actor. He and Evgenia gave birth to Natalya Morley Sands and Imogen Morley Sands. Natalya was born on December 31, 1999, while Imogen was born on August 16, 1996.

Julian with his child
Caption: Julian with his child (Photo: Daily Mail)

Julian Sands’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Julian has a net worth of $3 million. This is the outcome of his career as an actor. He earns an annual salary of $0.3 million. He has a car brand, Volvo.

Julian with his car
Caption: Julian with his car (Photo: Hollywood Life )

Julian Sands has Disappeared

He disappeared at the time of hiking at Mount Baldy, California on 13 January 2023. After five days of his missing, police found his car on 18 January and then all of his children joined the ground search team. According to police reports his cell phone was last tracked on 15 January. In an interview with The Times, his only son, Henry said:

“of course, realistic about the impact on the search of the weather conditions over the last three months, in light of the 40-year record snowfall in California, and that he looked forward to the resumption of the search as the weather improved and that the search for his father continues.”

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department made an official announcement on June 19, 2023, saying:

“More than 80 search and rescue members had descended into remote areas across Mount Baldy to search for Sands on 17 June 2023. The advisory stated that since January, there had been eight official search missions to find Sands, exceeding 500 volunteer search hours.”

It has been months and he is yet to be found.

Acting Career of Julian Sands

  • At first, he used to act in theatres and halls.
  • In 1982, he played the role of the groom in BBC’s anthology drama, Play for Today.
  • He appeared in his first movie, Privates on Parade in 1983.
  • Julian played in a horror film, Gothic as Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1986.
  • He appeared with  Sherilyn Fenn, Bill Paxton, and Art Garfunkel in the movie, Boxing Helena in 1993.
  • He got the opportunity to share the screen with Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue in the movie, Leaving Las Vegas in 1995.
Julian on the frame
Caption: Julian on the frame (Photo: Wales Online)
  • He appeared as Erik, aka the Phantom in the movie, The Phantom of the Opera.
  • Julian also acted with Jackie Chan in the comedy movie, The Medallion in 2003.
  • From 2000 to 2002, he appeared as Mayor Valmont in the series, Jackie Chan Adventures.
  • He received the 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards in the category of Outstanding Solo Performance in 2013.

Movies & TV Shows

Some of his hit movies are Ocean’s Thirteen, All Things to All Men, The Chosen, The Survivalist, Benediction, Death Rider in the House of Vampires, The Garden of Evening Mists, and so on. He is remembered for his role in tv series like A Married Man, Romance on the Orient Express, The Holy Experiment, Murder on the Moon, The Great Elephant Escape, etc.

FAQs of Julian Sands

What is Julian Sands’s Height?

Julian stands at a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 75 kg. He has dark brown colored eyes and his hair is blonde.

Does Julian Sands have any kind of illness?

No, he doesn’t have any kind of illness but he had a fear of inactivity, immobility, ill health, and boredom.

Is Julian Sands found?

No, Julian is still missing. He is missing since January at the time hiking in California.

Who played Sutton Ross on the Blacklist?

Julian played the role of Sutton in the series, Blacklist. He also appeared as Miles in the show, Dexter.