People’s Artist of the Russian Federation
(28.10.1946 — 29.07.2011)
He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 1969 (course of O. Efremov).
Entered in the troupe of the Moscow Sovremennik Theatre, where he played in such performances as: Do not Shoot at White Swans (Chuvalov), Lorenzaccio (Cardinal Cibo), The Bolsheviks (Gill), Hasten to do good! (Boris), Provincial jokes (Kamal), The Days of the Turbins (Talberg), The Government Inspector (Postmaster).
In the Moscow Theatre named after M. Yermolova played in performances: Speak!, The second year of freedom, The Last Visitor.
In 1994 he was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Theatre. Played: Kazarin (The Masquerade), Pancrazio (The Venetian antiquary), Starikov ( The Marriage), Gendarme (And the light is shining from the dark…), Carbon de Castle-Jaloux ( Cyrano de Bergerac), Mister (The one who receives slaps in the face), Brother Loyalty (Sanctimonious persons' Kabala), Usman ( Tutish), etc.
Playing in performances: The Rose Tattoo (Father De Leo) and Hay fever (David Bliss).
Played in performances directed by Valery Fokin of the Meyerhold Center: Numer hotel in the city NN and Arto and his double.