Honored Artist of the RSFSR (02/04/1987). He was admitted to the Russian State Academic Drama Theater. A.S. Pushkin in 1975, after graduating from the acting department of the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography (class of Professor Igor Gorbachev). At the invitation of his teacher, People's Artist of the USSR Igor Gorbachev, he taught acting at the “School of Russian Drama”, where he set up Chekhov's vaudevil “Proposal” and “Jubilee” with students. Supervises the theater studio at the Pedagogical University. A. Herzen. Since 2012 - Artist of the St. Petersburg Theater on Vasilyevsky.