Was born at the Volga riverside. Worked as an artist in newspapers Moskovsky Comsomolets, Trud? Socialisticheskaya Industria, Izvestiya, and chief artists in Sovetsky Souz and Misha. He also was a chief decorator of a new Moscow theatre TEATR. Founded Humor Center in Moscow in the late 80s. Organized several contests and exhibitions in Moscow. Founded and edited humor newspaper Utyug (189-1993).
Participated in numerous international contests, won 33 of them. Major prizes he got in Bulgaria, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Canada, Turkey, Yugoslavia, Japan.
Winner of the Zolotoy Telenok prize.
Member of USSR Artists Union.