Quick Facts of Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy

  • Full NameCharles George Patrick Shaughnessy
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth1955 /02 /09
  • NicknameCharles
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceLondon, England
  • EthnicityEstuary English
  • ReligionChristian
  • ProfessionActor
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1983–present
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourGray
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseSusan Fallender (m. 1983)
  • Height5 feet 11½ inches (1.82 m)
  • Body MeasurementMuscular
  • Education Eton College; Magdalene College (LLB); University of Cambridge
  • Online PresenceFacebook ( 187,284 followers), Twitter (29.8K followers)
  • ChildrenJenny Johanna (born on 18 March 1990); Madelyn Sarah Shaughnessy (born on 8 February 1995)
  • HoroscopeAquarius

Charles Shaughnessy is a British television, theatre, and film actor who is well known for his roles as Shane Donovan on the soap opera, Days of Our Lives. Furthermore, Charles voiced the animated character, Dennis the Goldfish on the American animated series, Stanley, and also in The Nanny, as Maxwell Sheffield. Charles earns an impressive amount of salary and has maintained a lucrative amount of net worth from his profession.

Besides, he married Susan Fallender, an actress, together they welcomed their two beautiful daughters, Jenny Johanna, and Madelyn Sarah Shaughnessy. To know more in details about Charles’ career as well as his personal life, read more.

Who is Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy? His Bio & Wiki

Charles Shaughnessy is one of the famous actors with a charming personality. Moreover, he became the fifth Baron Shaughnessy in December 2007 upon the death of his 2nd cousin. Furthermore, the heir presumptive was titled to his brother, David Shaughnessy. Besides, the 1st baron was his great-grandfather, Thomas George Shaughnessy, the president of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Charles was born as Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy on 9th February 1955, in London, England, UK. Moreover, Charles is American by his nationality and his ethnic background is Estuary English. He was raised by his parents, Alfred Shaughnessy, a television writer, and the scriptwriter for Upstairs, Downstairs, and Jean Lodge, an actress. He grew up playing with his brother, David Shaughnessy, an actor, television producer, and director.

Charles Shaughnessy Young
Charles Shaughnessy Young

Concerning about Charles’ education, he attended Eton College, and later graduated with a law degree from Magdalene College. Furthermore, Charles wrote a thesis on the House of Lords at the University of Cambridge. After graduating, Charles pursued acting and enrolled in a London drama school, which led to him touring in a repertory company.

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Inside of Charles Shaughnessy’s Career

Talking about Charles Shaughnessy’s profession, Charles started her career playing the role of Shane Donovan on the soap opera, Days of Our Lives from 1984 to 1992. Furthermore, he made the duo with Patsy Pease, an actress into a soap, supercouple and revived interest in Days among teenage viewers in the 1980s. Moreover, he has worked with Betty White and Bert Convy on Super Password (1986) and also appeared in an episode of Murphy Brown as the title character’s date to the inaugural ball in January 1993.

Charles Shaughnessy’s Movies & TV Shows

Charles Shaughnessy made his debut appearance portraying of Maxwell Sheffield on CBS’ The Nanny opposite Fran Drescher from 1993 to 1999. Moreover, he also appeared in a dual role in the Disney Channel 2002 made-for-TV movie, Get a Clue. He also starred in the 2000 made-for-TV Halloween movie, Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire opposite Caroline Rheaa stand-up comedian, and actress.

Furthermore, Charles won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for his portrayal of Dennis the Goldfish on Stanley on 11 May 2002. Further, he made a guest appearance on the Disney Channel show, Dog with a Blog as business tycoon Tom Fairbanks, a man who wanted to buy Stan and use him as the spokes-dog for his animal rescue campaign in August 2014.

Charles Shaughnessy’s Awards & Life Time Accomplishments;

  • Charles won the Outstanding New Actor in a Daytime Serials (1985).
  • He received Favorite Daytime Super Couple on a Daytime Serial (shared with Patsy Pease in 1986).
  • He won the Outstanding Super Couple: Daytime (1988) (Along with Patsy Pease).
  • Charles was nominated for the Outstanding Super Couple: Daytime (shared again with Patsy Pease in 1990).
  • Again, he was nominated for Outstanding Hero: Daytime (1991).
  • Also, he was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor: Daytime (1992).
  • Charles won the Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for Stanley (2002)
  • Charles also got the Best Lead Actor in a Musical in a Large Theater (2011)

How much is Charles Shaughnessy’s Salary & Net Worth?

Charles Shaughnessy’s net worth is $5 Million as of 2019. Moreover, he showed an interesting growth in his net worth which was recorded at $2 Million back in 2018. Furthermore, Charles earns an impressive salary from his profession. Though, Charle’s actual salary isn’t disclosed but, we assume it is well over $50 thousand, which is an average earning of a soap opera actor in the United States.

Furthermore, Charles has collaborated with Lauren Lane, and Fran Drescher in the American television sitcom, The Nanny. Moreover, Lauren has an impressive net worth of $2 Million. Besides, Drescher who is also the highest paid actor for The Nanny has a lucrative amount of net worth of $25 Million as of 2019.

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Who is Charles Shaughnessy’s Wife? His Marriage & Children

Charles Shaughnessy is a 64 years old married man as of 2019. While moving to the United States he met his wife, Susan Fallender and they late become very close to each other. Later they tied the knot on 21 May 1983 in a private ceremony in London. Furthermore, Charles and Susan have two lovely daughters, Jenny Johanna, (born on 18 March 1990) an assistant to head production at Nickelodeon and Madelyn Sarah Shaughnessy, (born on 8 February 1995).

Besides, Charles wasn’t linked into any extra-relationship affairs with any woman as of now. Further, she hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Hence, he is living a happy married life with his wife and children. Moreover, he is a Chelsea F.C. supporter and love playing football.

Charles Shaughnessy and his Wife
Charles Shaughnessy and his Wife,

Charles is active on social media and maintains his own blog on Blogspot. In the midst of the 2008 US Presidential Election, he shared a video blog on YouTube supporting Barack Obama. Charles has also appeared in an episode of the CollegeHumor series If Google Was A Guy. Furthermore, he is a close friend with his The Nanny (1993) co-star, Fran Drescher.

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