Vladimir was born March 31, 1948 in the city of Kursk. Father of the actor - Nathan L. Winokur was the builder, Kursk restored after the war. The greatest influence on Vladimir had his mother - Anna Vinokur Yulevna. All her life she worked as a teacher of Russian language and literature, eventually getting the title of Honored Teacher of the USSR.
From 1963 to 1967, Winokur successfully trained in the city of Kursk mounting College. Most likely, at the insistence of his father, Volodya is undergoing a great school of life, knowing all the difficulties of the construction profession. In 1967 Vinokur drafted into the army. Military service he held in Moscow, in song and dance ensemble of the Moscow Military District.
Creative nature took its course, and in 1969 Vladimir Vinokur goes to study in GITIS. In 1973, while still a student, he gets a job in the circus on the colored Boulevard, which performs songs and met with Yuri Nikulin. Since 1975, the artist invited to perform in the most popular ensemble parody of those times - VIA "Gems".
In 1977, Vladimir Vinokur, speaking at the All-Russian competition entertainers and becomes the winner. Sensing a potential untapped talent parodist, Winokur starts since his solo career, performing on the main stages of the Union. In 1978, as part of the official Soviet delegation Vinokur goes to the World Festival of Youth and Students, held in the capital city of Cuba - Havana.
Vladimir Vinokur 1984 is Honored Artist of the RSFSR, and in 1988 - People's Artist of Russia. Has the government awards - the Order "Badge of Honor" (1990) and the Order of Merit (2000). He was awarded the Order of grade 3 and 4 "Merit".
In 1998, at the Star Square in honor of the 50th anniversary of the famous actor appears the star's name. Currently Vladimir Vinokur lives and works in Moscow. He - Head Theatre parodies Vladimir Vinokur, who created himself in 1989.