At the age of six, he starred in his first film, “Thirst,” where he played the memorable role of a boy who asked for water for his sick grandfather. Since then decided to become an actor. As a child, he and his parents moved from the Lviv region to Odessa. There he graduated from school and visited the studio actor. After school, he entered the Belarusian Theater and Art Institute, but did not graduate. In 1990 he graduated from the acting department of the Faculty of Dramatic Art LGITMiK. He served in various theaters of Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. Returning to Odessa, he worked at the Odessa Puppet Theater. Since 2006, lives and acts in Moscow.