Honored Artist of the Armenian SSR (1966). People's Artist of the RSFSR (01.29.1973). People's Artist of the Armenian SSR (1977). People's Artist of the USSR (02.02.1985). He worked as an assistant cameraman at the film studio "Armenfilm" (1953-1954). He graduated from the Yerevan Art and Theater Institute (1958). From 1955 to 1967 he worked at the KS Russian Drama Theater. Stanislavsky in Yerevan. In 1967, AV was invited. Efros at the Moscow Leninsky Komsomol Theater, where he played in plays "Moliere", "Making Movies", "Smoke of the Fatherland", etc. From 1969 to 1996 - one of the leading actors of the Mayakovsky Theater. Of the many works on the stage of this theater, one should note the roles in the performances of "Rout" (Levinson), The Streetcar "Desire" (Stanley Kowalski), "Conversations with Socrates" (Socrates), "Running" (Khludov), "The Cat on a Red Roof" (Big Pa) and others.