Authorities in California have confirmed that actor Julian Sands died while climbing

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After five months missing, Oscar-nominated actor Julian Sands was discovered dead on a Southern California mountain.

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Hikers came across the actor's body, who was 65 at the time of his death, near Mount Baldy.

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On January 13 it was reported that Sands, an experienced hiker, had gone missing while climbing the mountain.

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Despite multiple search efforts hindered by wintry conditions, no sign of Sands was found until the recent discovery by civilian hikers.

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The autopsy findings are still being analyzed, therefore it is too early to say what caused Sands' death.

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Sands, who was born in England, has over 150 film and television credits over 40 years.

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Fame came his way for his performance as George Emerson in the 1985 British romantic film, "A Room With a View."