Was born in 1954 on Sakhalin island. Graduated from Leningrad High Navy School “M.V. Frunze” in speciality «antisubmarine arms of the surface ships» in 1976. Since 1979 started drawing cartoons and and appeared in newspapers and magazines. Since 1981 has been professional cartoonist. Tens of thousands of his drawings were published. He has got a number of prizes for victories in cartoon competitions.