People's Artist of the Ukrainian SSR (1980). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (1994). In 1961 he graduated from the studio at the Kharkov Ukrainian Drama Theater. T. Shevchenko, course B.P. Stavitsky, in 1978 - the directing department of KGITI them. I.K.Karpenko-Kary, course V.N. Ogloblina. In 1960-1973 and in 1976-1978 - an actor of the Kharkov Ukrainian Drama Theater. T. Shevchenko. In 1973-1976 - an actor of the Nikolaev Russian Drama Theater, Theater. Chkalov. In 1978-1983 - actor of the Kiev Academic Ukrainian Drama Theater. I. Franko. Since 1983 - actor ABDT them. Gorky (since 1992 - Tovstonogov).