Soviet and Russian actor and director of theater and cinema, screenwriter, film producer, public figure. Artistic director of the Moscow Theater of Oleg Tabakov. Laureate of the Nika, Golden Eagle, TEFI awards; People's Artist of Russia
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Vladimir Mashkov is included in the report "1500 warmongers" compiled by the Free Russia Forum. The report contains the names of Russian public figures, military commanders, members of the parliament, propagandists, artists and athletes who have publicly spoken out in support of Putin's aggression or are directly involved in it. The Free Russia Forum is seeking sanctions against them in the European Union.