People’s Artist of the Russian Federation
After the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in 1978 (course of V. Levertov) was invited to the Tovstonogov Great Drama Theatre, where he held until 1995. Among the roles, that he was played on the stage of the Tovstonogov Great Drama Theatre — Mozart in the performance Amadeus directed by G. Tovstonogov.
From 1991 to 1993 he worked at the Leningrad television as a producer and leading programs. Since 1993 — director, writer and actor of the program Gorodok (studio Positive TV), created in collaboration with Ilya Oleinikov.
He plays Solomon in the performance Restart by I. Tilkin (Theatre Baltic House, directed by I. Konyaev).
Acted in such films as: Jokes, Feats of Herkules, Silver lily of the valley, Hare over the abyss, «12», The man at the window, etc.
For creating of the program Gorodok has repeatedly won the television award TEFI (1996, 1999, 2001, 2002). Winner of cinema award Golden Eagle (the film «12», nominated Best Actor, 2007).