Born in Moscow, in the family of actor Sergei Gurzo Sr. (1926-1974) and actress Nadezhda Samsonova (1924-2010). In 1970 he graduated from the acting department of VGIK (workshop B. Babochkin). He starred in forty films. In the early 90s he founded the studio "Segurt", where he made several films as a director. The films "Ka-Ka-do", "The Rubber Woman" were distinguished by a sharp social orientation and a principled life position of a real artist of the cinema.