Cameraman, screenwriter. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (06/17/1991). The son of the artist Abram Solomonovich Wechsler (1905-1974). From 1957, he worked on the Lenfilm studio: assistant operator, operator of combined surveys, production director. He died of a second heart attack in the 52nd year of life. Buried at Sestroretsk cemetery of St. Petersburg. He was married to actress Svetlana Kryuchkova.