In 1979 he graduated from LGITMiK (faculty of dramatic art, teachers - A.I. Katzman, L.A. Dodin). He played at the Tomsk Regional Theater for Young Spectators, St. Petersburg Youth Theater on Fontanka, St. Petersburg Theater of Satire on Vasilyevsky, at the Lensovet Theater. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1997). Buried at the Smolensk cemetery of St. Petersburg.