Born on January 1, 1949 in Galich, Ivano-Frankivsk region, the Ukrainian SSR. Honored Artist of the Ukrainian SSR (1982). People's Artist of Ukraine (2001). He graduated from the Faculty of Drama at the Kiev Institute of Theatrical Arts named after IK Karpenko-Kary (1970). In 1970 - 1993 - actor of the National Academic Ukrainian Drama Theater. Franco. Since 1993 - Head of the Main Department of Culture, Arts and Monument Protection of the Kiev Administration. 2005-2009 - Head of the Humanitarian Policy Department of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine.