Honored Artist of the RSFSR (03.28.1978). People's Artist of Russia (1.12.1994). In 1967 he graduated from LGITMiK (course Z. Korogodsky). In 1964, during the period of study, he was accepted into the troupe of the Leningrad (St. Petersburg) TYU them. A.A. Bryantseva. Over the years of work in the theater has played more than 70 roles.