In 1949 he graduated from the Moscow Theater School. B.V. Shchukin. After graduating from drama school them. B. Shchukin in 1949 worked in the Moscow Academic Theater of Satire, in the Variety Theater, in the theater of the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany. In 1956, at the invitation of the chief director of the Moscow Drama Theater. K.S. Stanislavsky People's Artist of the USSR Mikhail Yanshin joined the theater troupe. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1996).