Graduated from School of Theater, Astrakhan, 1970 Actor in several theaters and in more than 50 movies. Selected as a commercial guest cosmonaut to work for a movie to be filmed aboard the Mir space station. Cosmonaut training 1999-2000. However the producers couldn't come up with the total fee for the flight, and the mission was canceled in March 2000.
Birth Place: Karaganda.