Princess Bride actor Cary Elwes shares picture of ‘life-threatening’ rattlesnake bite

Cary Elwes has shared a graphic image of his injured hand after he was bitten by a rattlesnake.

The actor is finest recognized for starring in 1987’s The Princess Bride in addition to his work within the Noticed horro movie franchise. He additionally featured within the third season of Stranger Issues as Mayor Larry Kline, the corrupt chief of the fictional city of Hawkins.

On Monday (25 April), Elwes shared that he was “recovering well” after being bitten by the reptile on Saturday close to Los Angeles.

“Bit not by a ROUS but a rattlesnake,” he started his message, posted to social media with a photograph of his injured finger, which seems swollen and bruised. ROUS is “Rodents Of Unusual Size”, a reference to creatures from The Princess Bride.

Elwes continued his publish by thanking medical and emergency employees for serving to him in his time of want.

He wrote: “Grateful to the staff of Malibu Urgent Care, LA County Fire Dept. and the staff and medical professionals at @UCLAHealth for their great care. Am recovering well thanks to all these wonderful folks.”

In response, Elwes’s Stranger Issues co-star Randy Havens wrote: “Oh my gosh Cary! Please feel better! Sending healing thoughts your way.”

Cary Elwes’ finger after rattlesnake chunk

(Twitter/Cary Elwes)

In line with TMZ, the chunk occurred when the actor was working outdoors, close to his dwelling in Malibu, California.

The outlet additionally claimed that Elwes was airlifted to hospital instantly after the incident, as individuals round him felt it was a life-threatening damage.

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