People’s Artist of the Russian Federation
He graduated from the Theatre School named after M. Schepkin in 1959.
He made his debut in the Moscow Sovremennik Theatre in the performance Five Evenings (Slava). Among his roles in Moscow Theatres: Henry and Christian (The Naked King), Capercaillie (Two colors) — Moscow Sovremennik Theatre; Carpenter (The Good Person of Sezuan), Author ( A Hero of Our Time) — Taganka Theatre; Shamanov ( Last summer, in Chulimsk) — Moscow Theatre named after M. Yermolova. In the Malaya Bronnaya Theatre played in the performances directed by A. Efros Veranda in the Forest (Pakhomov), The End of Don Juan (Sganarelle and Leporello).
In 1980 he was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Theatre. Played in such performances as: Tartuffe (Tartuffe), Ghosts Among Us (Keisuke Fukugava), Track (Piromov), Ekvus (Martin Dayzert), Ivanov (Ivanov), The Cherry Orchard (Gaev), Possible meeting (Schmidt), Boris Godunov (God's Fool), Misha's anniversary (Misha), Cyrano de Bergerac (Count de Gish), The one who receives slaps in the face (Count Mancini), U (Barsukov), The Artist Descending a Staircase (Beauchamp), etc.
Now busy in the performance A little bit of tenderness (Nenil).
Acted in such films as: The Sword and Shield directed by V. Basov, I am Twenty
(Zastava Ilijcha) directed by M. Khutsiev, Subject directed by G. Panfilov, Five Evenings directed by N. Mikhalkov, Red Square directed by V. Ordynsky, Alpine Ballad directed by B. Stepanov,"My Life by G. Nikulin and V. Sokolov, Do not shoot at white swans directed by R. Nahapetov, Steppe directed by S. Bondarchuk, Smoke directed by A. Shahmaliev, Tsar Ivan the Terrible directed by T. Vasil'ev, See Paris and die directed by A. Proshkin, The Eternal Husband directed by E. Markowsky, Monologue directed by I. Averbakh, Woman in the sea directed by V. Krishtofovich, Black Monk directed by I. Dykhovichnyi, «Kin-Dza —Dza» directed by G. Danelia, etc.
Awarded with the IV degree of Merit for the Fatherland.