He graduated from the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute (1982). He studied at the theater studio LSU. In 1986 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography. N.K. Cherkasov (course I.P. Vladimirova). After graduation, he played in the Murmansk Dramatic Regional Theater. Returning to his hometown, he worked in the theater studio "Petersburg", in "Shelter Comedian" (1989-1992), in the theater "Saturday" (1992-1993). And in 1993, director Gennady Trostyanetsky invited the actor to “Theater on Foundry” for the role of Edmund in the play “King Lear”. Currently working in the Youth Theater, and also plays in the performances of the White Theater, the Comedy Theater (“The Lovers”), and in the Russian Entreprise named after Andrei Mironov. Honored Artist of Russia (2008).