Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1957). People's Artist of the RSFSR (1969). He graduated from the acting department of the Theatrical School of Proletkult (1931). In 1932-1934 - Artist of the Moscow Art Theater. In 1934-1938 - Artist of the Central Theater of the Red Army in Moscow. In the years 1940-1942 - Artist Theater Mossovet. Since 1944 - actor of the Studio Theater actor.