Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1999). People's Artist of the Russian Federation (04/04/2013). In 1978-1985 he worked in the Studio Theater "On the Red Presnya" under V. Spesivtsev. In 1989 he graduated from GITIS (course A. A. Goncharov and M. A. Zakharov). In 1987-1990 he played in the performances of the Theater. Mayakovsky "Truth is good, but happiness is better", "Passion according to Mitrofan", "Sunset". In 1989 he was accepted into the theater troupe Lenkom.