He even joked about his rattlesnake bite with a 'Princess Bride' reference.
“Bit not by a ROUS but a rattlesnake. Grateful to the staff of Malibu Urgent Care, LA County Fire Dept. and the staff and medical professionals at UCLA for their great care. Am recovering well thanks to all these wonderful folks,” he captioned his black and blue finger post.
According to TMZ‘s sources close to the actor, he was working outside at the time of the accident. After surviving the bite, he reassured supporters that he would be OK.
Bit not by a ROUS but a rattlesnake. 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. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/0vHuFvKMTj— Cary Elwes (@Cary_Elwes) April 25, 2022
Aside from “The Princess Bride,” Elwes is also famous for his leading roles in “Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” and his character as Dr. Lawrence Gordon in the Saw film series.
He is known for his performances in films like “Ella Enchanted,” “A Christmas Carol,” and No Strings Attached,” as well.
Furthermore, he has appeared on television in a number of series including “The X-Files,” “Life in Pieces,” “Stranger Things,” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”
Reactions to 'Stranger Things Star' Cary Elwes Bitten By Rattlesnake
I’m tickled that instantly knew what an ROUS was. https://t.co/6NM7qLjf5Y— Geneva Leigh Walters 🇺🇦🌻 (@LambSharky) April 26, 2022
Scary but glad he has a sense of humor about this. Glad he’s okay! https://t.co/yCp7VIToZE— Anna Kathlyn (@annakathlynn) April 26, 2022
ROUS! In massive pain and still hilarious. https://t.co/hlXIM24HbZ— Balinda Young (@balinda554) April 26, 2022
Eep! Even a great character actor like Mr. Elwes can be surprised by a snake. https://t.co/S0KTx5c4al— Cat Moulder, phd (@CMoulder4) April 26, 2022
It's baby snake season! Baby rattlers are more dangerous. https://t.co/fjKGdtZVAe— Linus Hollis (@hollis_linus) April 26, 2022
And people wonder why I don’t like to go outside. https://t.co/BOdvJmmxgh— Eunice Swagpants (@EuniceSwagpants) April 26, 2022
A ROUS would've been better, I'm thinking. #CaryElwes #ThePrincessBride #Rattlesnake https://t.co/j2NosIRojI— Macramé Owl is running for PM of Canada 🦉 (@pahl_brighteyes) April 26, 2022
Thank god because if something bad happened to this man, I’d be done. https://t.co/wfy7PKhRya— peyton 🏹 (@mugglegonemad) April 26, 2022
The number 1445 is that life expectancy or?? https://t.co/j1HCsnBktp— Simon (@SimonHolliday13) April 26, 2022
Glad he's ok, but this is why rattlesnakes are serious business. https://t.co/wAhwS6O2Y7— J Bret Edwards (@jbecompslns) April 26, 2022