Graduate of the Institute of Theatre and Film "I.L.Caragiale" (class of 1967, prof. Alexandru Finţi). He made his stage debut in a staging of the novel “Pădurea spânzuraţilor"/ “Forest of the Hanged”, done by Marietta Sadova at the State Theatre in Timişoara. He worked for 16 years at the Ploiești Theatre and later on for Teatrul Mic and the National Theatre in Bucharest. He made his film debut in 1973 with a part in Departe de Tiperrary
/ Far from Tiperrary
, but his first leading role was that of the pilot Tudor in Destinaţia Mahmudia
(1981). He played the most in Sergiu Nicolaescu
and Malvina Urşianu
’s films. Member of the teaching staff and Dean of the Hyperion University. Member of the Romanian Filmmakers’ Union (UCIN).