Victor lost his father early, his actor Ivan Kosykh adopted him and gave his surname and patronymic. He studied at the Moscow Border School. He graduated from the acting faculty of VGIK (workshop of Sergei Bondarchuk). In the cinema - from the age of 13, the first role is Kostya Inochkin in Elem Klimov’s film “Welcome, or No Trespassing” (1964), then the main role in A. Mitta’s film “Ring, Open the Door!”, One of the main roles (Danka) in the films of the epic about the "Elusive Avengers". After the end of VGIK continued to actively act in films. Complied with the standards of the master of sports in sambo and equestrian sport. Collaborated with the Moscow theater "Temp". He died on December 22, 2011 in Moscow.