Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy, 5th Baron Shaughnessy is a British actor. Shaughnessy is known for his roles on American television, including Shane Donovan on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, and Maxwell Sheffield on the sitcom The Nanny, and as the voice of Dennis the Goldfish on Stanley for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award. He is also more recently known for his recurring roles as Christopher Plover on The Magicians and St. John Powell on Mad Men. Shaughnessy is currently a series regular on ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital in the role of villain Victor Cassadine; he signed a long-term contract to remain part of the show indefinitely. Along with his brother, David Shaughnessy, and Ophelia Soumekh, he is a partner in 3S Media Solutions Inc.