Honored Artist of Russia (1998). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (2008). In 1959 he graduated from the Gas-Fuel Technical School, then by correspondence Polytechnic Institute. In 1962-1964 He studied at the theater faculty of the Leningrad Theater Institute. A.N. Ostrovsky. Member of the Union of Theatrical Figures of Russia, the Union of Concert Figures of Russia, the Guild of Film Artists of Russia.