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General Hospital’s Charles Shaughnessy (Victor Cassadine) is celebrating his 67th birthday today!
Shaughnessy was born on February 9th 1955 in London, England. His parents are television writer, Alfred Shaughnessy and actress, Jean Lodge. Shaughnessy’s brother, David Shaughnessy is an actor, TV producer, and director. Shaughnessy studied law at Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge and was a member of their drama club, the Footlights. Shaughnessy decided to pursue acting after graduating from college. He attended a drama school in London and toured with a theater company. Shaughnessy married his wife (also an actress), Susan Fallender in 1983 and they have two daughters, Jenny and Maddy.
Shaughnessy’s daytime career started on Days Of Our Lives in 1984 where he played Shane Donovon. Shaughnessy’s most notable role is Maxwell Sheffield in The Nanny where he co-starred opposite Fran Drescher. Some of Shaughnessy’s other TV credits include: Mad Men, Saints & Sinners, The Magicians, CSI: NY, and NCIS. Shaughnessy has also been in a number of TV movies and Broadway productions. Shaughnessy is currently on General Hospital as Victor Cassadine; he joined the soap opera in 2021.
Please help us wish Charles Shaughnessy a very happy birthday!
(Article written by Adriana Grecco)