Was born in Kiev. Studied at KHI (1944 – 1950) in A. Sirotenko, O. Fomin, T. Yablonska, M. Ivanova, graduated from the workshop of A. Shovkunenko. Thesis "People of the kolkhoz fields" was especially marked at the all-Union art exhibition. A member of the CFS since the 1950s. Participated in all-Union, Republican and international exhibitions since 1949. In 1964 was awarded a government award for his film "Shevchenko in his native land". Honored artist of the USSR since 1985.