Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Honored artist of the RSFSR(1969). He studied at the theatre. the Studio of Yuri Zavadsky (1925-27). 1926 actress K.-art. "Mezhrabpom". Starred in several K.-f., including "Descendant of Genghis Khan" (1928), "Ivan the terrible" (2nd ser., 1945), "Little tragedies" (1979). From 1935 costume designer at the Bolshoi theater, and from 1936 the artist pop House models, 1946-70 costume in the circus (Uch-school of circus art, Moscow. circus, "Soyuzcert"). Wife of A. Messerer, the mother of Boris Messerer.