He studied at the Kharkov State University. He graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography named after N.K. Cherkasov (1990). While studying at LGITMiK internship in the Theater Center. Eugene O'Niel Theater Center, in the USA. In 1990-1991 - actor theater "Buff"; In 1992-1997 - actor of the Youth Theater on the Fontanka. From February 10, 1998 - actor of the Satire Theater on Vasilyevsky (St. Petersburg). In the late 1980s, he performed with the AuktYon rock band: he sang and played the electric violin. Owns a violin, a guitar, has a rare tone baritone. Honored Artist of Russia (2007).