Distinguished Artist of Russia
He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 1976 (course of A. Massal'sky). Worked in the Riga Russian Drama Theatre.
In 1978 he was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Theatre.
Played in such performances as: Eldorado (Anton), Three Fat Men (Heir Tutti), Valentin and Valentina (Pavlik), The Blue Bird (Fire);), Echelon (Yurka), The Last Ones (Peter), Steelworkers (Zhenya), Tartuffe (Damis), So we will win (Poor Man), The Living Corpse (Sudeysky), Stormy Night (Spiridon); The Ball by candlelight (Azazello), Moscow Choir (Policeman), Old New Year (Father-in-law), Barbarians (Dunya's husband), The Pit (Vanka-Vstanka); Archeology (Old man); Ivanov (Egorushka); Woe from Wit (Old man), Lesson for wives (Allen), The Villain, or a Dolphin's Cry (Ataman); Maximilian Stolpnik (Grandfather Yegor), The Beautiful life (La belle vie) (Commissioner), Zero (Citizen), Tutish (Shodibek),The Seagull (Cook), and others.
Playing in performances: Amadeus (Majordomo), The White Guards (Fedor), The Golovlevs (Old ILiya), Kreitser's Sonata (Merchant, Egor), Oblomov (Zakhar), The Last Victim (Cloakroom attendant), Ondine (Auguste).