He was born in Hontianske Nemtse. In 1964 he graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU). He became a member of the Slovak National Theater (SND) in Bratislava. In 1967, he moved to the theater Divadlo on Korzh in the same city. After its closure in 1971, he joined the Nova Scene in Bratislava. In 1990, he returned to the SND. He portrayed more than one hundred characters on stage. He also performed regularly in both Slovak and Czech films. As a singer, he recorded the album "Silvester 68" with several famous personalities in Slovakia. The song “Picney” from the album was written and performed by him.