Vladimir Balikhin was born 8 August 1899. He studied in the Vakhtangov Studio (1918-22).
Worked in the theatre in 1920 — 1953 and created a number of outstanding roles. He was a very inspiring actor who also worked as a director’s assistant, electrics specialist, stage worker, the head of the staging department, and was a member of the director’s board of the theatre. In 1929-1953 he taught in the Schukin Drama school. As a director took part in such plays as “The End of the Squadron” by Korneychuk (Sovremenniy Theatre) and “The Date” by Finn (R.Simonov’s Studio).
V.V. Balikhin died in 1953.