Charles Shaughnessy, who will now be playing a recast Victor Cassadine, is certainly no stranger to soap operas. The actor has already appeared on “General Hospital” in a small part, and he also originated the part of Shane Donovan on the legendary “Days of Our Lives.”
He’s most famous outside soaps for his dashing performance as Maxwell Sheffield on “The Nanny.” The sitcom, which is now seeing a surge in popularity thanks to its place streaming on HBO Max, was a hit in its heyday thanks to the chemistry between Shaughnessy and leading lady Fran Drescher. Ultimately, the show ran for six seasons and a total of 146 episodes.
In recent years, Shaughnessy has appeared on shows ranging from “Mad Men” to “The Magicians” along with a number of Hallmark Original movies. His practiced hand is a welcome addition to the revolving cast of “General Hospital.”