Honored Artist of the RSFSR (04/28/1979). People's Artist of the RSFSR (08.29.1985). In 1967 he graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography. From 1967 to the present day, he is an actor of the Leninsky Komsomol Theater (now the Baltic House Theater). From 1987 to 1991, for four and a half years, he left his native theater and served as an actor in the Academic Drama Theater named after A.S. Pushkin.