Honored Artist of the RSFSR (01.23.1985). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (05.26.1994). He graduated from the Studio School at the Moscow Art Theater (1972). Since 1972 - actor of the Moscow Art Theater. After the division of the theater he worked at the Moscow Art Theater named after A.P. Chekhov (until 2003). In the cinema since 1963 (first role, Glebka Prokhorov, the film "Mandate"). He starred in the clips of Lyubov Uspenskaya "Carousel" and "I Am Lost." In 1997 - the presenter of the documentary "From Century to Century on a Soccer Ball." One of the leading morning TV channel "Good Morning" on Channel One. He is fond of chasing, metal plastics, wood carving and in 2009 he was accepted into the Moscow Union of Artists in the section of arts and crafts.