Honored Artist of the RSFSR (4/11/1971). People's Artist of the RSFSR (08/08/1980). Graduated from the Leningrad Theater Institute named after A.N. Ostrovsky (1961, course B.V. Zone). Immediately after his graduation he joined the troupe of the Lensovet Theater. Since 1984 - actor to / st "Lenfilm", since 1988 - actor of the Theater named after AS. Pushkin (now - Alexandrinsky Theater).