Until the 4th grade, while my mother studied at the Polytechnic Institute in Leningrad, she lived with her grandmother, in Monchegorsk. As a child, he was engaged in judo, hockey, played for the youth team of Monchegorsk, and for some reason wanted to become a train driver. He began to get involved in the theater early, participated in the circles of the House of Pioneers, played in the theater of youthful creativity. After graduating from school, he got into the auxiliary line-up of the Alexandrinsky Theater (in the play “Leaders”, he ran from one stage to another with a banner), studied at the Igor Gorbachev Theater Studio at the same theater, and then entered the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography. Veniamin Mikhailovich Filshtinsky. In 1996 graduated from the institute. For the role of Lieutenant Volkov in the TV series “Cops. Streets of Broken Lanterns” the actor was selected using the Lenfilm card file. After participating in the tests he was approved for the role. The series "Streets of Broken Lanterns" won the "TEFI" award, the award of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Russia, the festival "Law and Order" and the award of the Russian Association of Lawyers and Attorneys. He worked in the theater "Crossroads" V.M. Filshtinsky (1995-96), the Theater. Lensoveta (1996-2000), Theater on Liteiny (2000-2005). In 2005 he made his debut on the stage of the Moscow Art Theater as Hamlet, and in 2006 he was accepted into the troupe of the famous theater. Merited Artist of the Russian Federation (2010).