Writer, playwright, publicist. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (08/07/1989). He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering, a screenwriting department at VGIK. The author of about forty comedy films, has released about fifteen books, the author of about two hundred television and radio programs (“Somewhere there is a city, or the Club of Countrymen”, “The Tram of Desires” in collaboration with Alexandra of Lebanon, “Family Club“ You and Me ”) newspaper articles and magazine satires. Professor VGIK.