Honored Artist of the RSFSR (07/06/1983). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (11.01.1994). He graduated from the State Institute of Theatrical Art (1957). Since 1957 - actor theaters of Rostov-on-Don, Ryazan, theaters in Estonia and Latvia. Since 1969 - actor of the Leningrad Theater. Lenin's Komsomol. Since 1971 - actor of the Academic Theater. A. S. Pushkin. Since 1974 - actor film studio "Lenfilm". He also worked in the theater on Liteiny. Wife - Honored Artist of Russia Leyla Kirakosyan.