Princess Bride actor Cary Elwes, 59, is ‘bitten by a rattlesnake’


Princess Bride actor Cary Elwes, 59, is ‘bitten by a rattlesnake and has to be airlifted to a hospital’ after gardening in his Malibu yard

Princess Bride actor Cary Elwes was reportedly bitten by a rattlesnake on Saturday.

The bite was so serious the star needed immediate medical attention which meant he had to be airlifted to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to a Monday report from TMZ.

The incident happened when he was gardening in or near his back yard in Malibu.

So scary: Princess Bride actor Cary Elwes was reportedly bitten by a rattlesnake on Saturday.. Seen on April 18 in Los Angeles

It is not known on what pa t of his body he was bitten. 

It was added by the site that his friends who came to the actor’s aid felt that the poison from the bite was ‘life-threatening.’

But sources told the site that Elwes made it through and will have a ‘full recovery.’

On his hit film Princess Bride he was hospitalized twice: Once when he was knocked out by a fight scene, and also when he broke his toe.

The actor will have to report for work soon. He is starring in Rebel Moon.

He knows pain: On his hit film Princess Bride he was hospitalized twice: Once when he was knocked out by a fight scene, and also when he broke his toe. Seen with Robin Wright

He knows pain: On his hit film Princess Bride he was hospitalized twice: Once when he was knocked out by a fight scene, and also when he broke his toe. Seen with Robin Wright

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