Russian poet, artist, film actor, television host. Member of the Russian Pen-Center and the Moscow Union of Writers, Academician of the Russian Academy of Humor and the Eurasian TV Academy, Member of the Public Council of the Russian Jewish Congress. After school he tried to enter the Literature Institute but failed, so he graduated from the Literature Department of the N.K. Krupskaya Moscow Regional Pedagogical Institute in 1975. After a year he served as a soldier in the Soviet Army in Leninakan. Since 1981 began his career as a professional writer and poet. Widely known Vladimir Vishnevsky received as the author of humorous "One line poem" - his authoring genre.