Date of Birth: July 14th 1956
He is best known for his roles as Buliwyf in the film The 13th Warrior and as The Beast in the television series Angel. In 1995 he appeared as Olafsson in the X-Files episode "Død Kalm."
Vladimir is an avid ice hockey fan and an imposing, if not skilled, player due to his 6'5" size. In his teens and twenties, while living in Montreal, Canada, he was a professional hockey player. He has often volunteered in celebrity charity games including skating with the Los Angeles Kings Alumni Association.