Film and stage actor, director.

Graduated from GITIS in 1983 (studying with L.I. Kasatkina and S. I. Kolosov). Played more than 300 roles in the theater and the cinema, including in Little Red Hen, Only Girls in Sports, Clubaret, Maximum Security Vacation, Margosha, and Time of the Dancer. Honored Artist of Russia. Mikhail loves his work with a passion, and believes it essential to change and grow every day. This credo inspired Mikhail to enroll in, and graduate from, the Advanced Screenwriting and Directing Courses (at the studio of V. Khotinenko, P. Finn, and V. Venchenko) in 2011.