In 1978 he graduated from GITIS. Since 1978 - actor of the Comedy Theater. Akimov. He played in other theaters of St. Petersburg - in Lenkom, Theater on Liteiny, Theater of Lensovet. In 1995 he returned to the troupe of the Comedy Theater. On the St. Petersburg Fifth Channel, the program "Songs of our yard". Honored Artist of Russia (2003).