Director, screenwriter. Honored Artist of the Byelorussian SSR (1981). In 1957-1959 he studied in the evening theater and drama studio at the Republican Russian Theater in Ulan-Ude. He graduated from the directing department VGIK (1969, workshop L. Kuleshov and A. Khokhlova). Actor theaters in Abakan and Ryazan (1959-1963).