Born December 18, 1957 in Kursk.
Honored Artist of the RSFSR. Honored Artist of Russia.
Soviet and Russian film and theater actor.
In 1979 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography (Lev Dodin's course. In the 1979-1980 season, he was an actor of the Tomsk Youth Theater (at that time the theater was only under construction). Since 1983, Igor became an actor of the Leningrad Maly Drama Regional Theater and served in it at least until 2002.
Since 2010, the actor of the theater "Baltic House".
He has been acting in films since 1973 (the first role was played by Nikolai Maslenok in the film “Young of the Northern Fleet” as a teenager).
Lives in Pavlovsk. Wife - actress Natalya Akimova, son - Vasily Sklyar (1991).
Prizes and awards
- Winner of the prize for best acting debut at the festival "Youth" Mosfilm "" (1984, for his role in the film "We are from jazz").
- Winner of the prize for best actor at the Open Russian Film Festival in Sochi (1994, for his role in the film "Year of the Dog").