He made his film debut at the age of 15 in Boris Rytsarev's film “Lights”. In 1981 he graduated from GITIS, the course of Konstantin Mikhailov. 1981–1990 - actor of the theater named after N.V. Gogol. Since 1990 - actor of the Theater named after A.S. Pushkin. The wife of the actor Anna Legchilova. People's Artist of Russia.