The honored worker of arts (1994). B. October 14, 1938 in Kharkiv. Finished hghu (1954-59) and hhpi (1960-66), where he studied with Sergei Solodovnik, B. Kosarev. A member HO UAU since 1973, the Union of theatre workers of Ukraine since 1978. Participant in Republican, all-Union and international exhibitions since 1966. Works at Kharkiv state academic drama theater. T. G. Shevchenko, the main artist.