David James Shaughnessy (also spelled "Shaughnessey") (born 1957 in London, England) is an English-born actor, director and producer who supplied several character voices in Labyrinth. He was heard as Sir Didymus, The Hat, one of The Four Guards and various goblins. As a voice actor, he was also heard as Gentleman Starkey in the FOX animated series Peter Pan and the Pirates (with Tim Curry as Captain Hook). Other acting credits include on-camera roles on the British series, such as Danger UX-B (recurring as Lt. Tim Carter-Brown), Q.E.D., The Consultant, Minder and Newhart.
He voices Commandant Aresko, Taskmaster Grint and Refugee #1 in Star Wars Rebels and Absolem and Uilleam in the Alice in Wonderland 2010 video game and Heathcliff in the Disney animated film Big Hero 6 and Ulysses Klaw in Avengers Assemble.