In 1976 he graduated from drama school (University) them. M.Schepkina at the Academic Maly Theater of the USSR Union, the course of V.I. Korshunov. From 1976 to 1981 he worked in the 1st Moscow Regional Drama Theater as an actor. In 1986-89 - in the theater. N.V. Gogol. In 1989-92, he worked as the head of the video production department at the PARITET Film Association, was filming a movie.