In 1977 he graduated from LGITMiK (course of Professor R. Agamirzyan). From the same year - the actor of the theater. Komissarzhevskaya. Leading master of the scene. He played dozens of bright paradoxical roles. Eccentric nature, a rare sense of humor strangely coexist with the psychological authenticity of the image created by the master. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2001).