Born on June 18, 1961 in Tashkent.
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.
He graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School-Studio in 1983 (course of V. Monyukov) and was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Theater.
In 1988-1990 he played at the Theater-Studio "Man"; in 1990-1991 - at the Theater. K. S. Stanislavsky. He was one of the leading actors of the Fifth Studio MXAT, played in the theater Et cetera.
He directed the performance of the performance “Bashmachkin” on “The Overcoat” by N.V. Gogol (agency “Bogis”), “The Marriage” of N.V. Gogol (Moscow Art Theater named after A.P. Chekhov, 2010).
Since 1989 he has been teaching at the Moscow Art Theater School. He taught acting in Paris.
Head of the graduate course of the acting department of the Moscow Art Theater School. Together with Sergei Zemtsov, he released the diploma performance "Khanuma". The performance is dedicated to Georgy Alexandrovich Tovstonogov.