In 1978 he graduated from the BV Shchukin Theater School, in 1987 - the directing department of VGIK (workshop of A. Kochetkov). In 1978-1983 - the actor of the Moscow Youth Theater. Debut in the movie - in the film "Young of the Northern Fleet", at the age of 15 years. In 1991, together with his wife, actress Marina Shimanskaya, he moved to Spain in the city of Bilbao, worked in television. She teaches acting, puts on stage. Since 2008, he resumed work in Russian film projects.