Since childhood, he was introduced to the world of theater: his grandmother worked as a costume designer. In 1983 he graduated from the Tashkent Theater and Art Institute. Ostrovsky. In 1983-1995, he played in the Tashkent State Academic Drama Theater. Gorky. He worked in the New Drama Theater (1995-1998), the Et Cetera Theater (1998-2005). Since 2007 - actor of the Pushkin Theater. Since 2014 - actor of the Theater Lenk. Honored Artist of Uzbekistan. Honored Artist of Russia (2004). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (2011).