He graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography (1975). Since 1975 - actor film studio "Lenfilm". Already in the second year began to act in films. The first role played by student Anatoly Rudakov, the role of Osinin in the film directed by Birman "I serve on the border." He is the general director of the Kinocentr film company. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1996).