Born on June 3, 1937 in the city of Kolchugino, Vladimir region of the RSFSR. He graduated from the studio at the Kuibyshev Drama Theater (1960). After successful completion of studies, he was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Music and Drama Theater (1960). He was an actor of the Moscow Drama Theater. Pushkin (1960-1961) and the Gorky Drama Theater. Gorky (1961-1967). Since 1967, the actor of the Riga Russian Theater named after Mikhail Chekhov, who was then called the Riga Theater of Russian Drama. Since 1976, starred in films at various film studios of the country. Best known for his role as a veterinarian in the comedy Karlis Marsons "Be my mother-in-law!" Honored Artist of the Latvian SSR (1976). People's Artist of the Latvian SSR (1983).