Born - 09.10.1936 in Leninakan (now Gyumri). Died - 20.04.1995 in Moscow.
1952-54 - worked in Yerevan watch factory. 1954-56 - studied in Plekhanov Moscow Institute of Economy. 1956-58 - studied in Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute, worked as a compere. 1964 - graduated from the Directing Department of VGIK (E.Dzigan's master class). Since 1964 - director at Mosfilm Studio. Occasionally worked at Armenfilm Studio.
1962 - Ladder, short (Studio VGIK)
1963 - The Trip Will Take Three Hours, short (Mosfilm Studio)
1964 - Where Are You Now, Maxim? (Mosfilm Studio)
1965 - Stryapoukha (Cook) (Mosfilm Studio)
1966 - Elusive Avengers (Mosfilm Studio)
1968 - New Adventures of Elusive (Mosfilm Studio)
1970 - Crown of Russian Empire or Elusive Again (Mosfilm Studio)
1972 - Men, co-script, dir.
1974 - The Canyon of Deserted Tales, co-script, dir.
1975 - When September Comes (Mosfilm Studio)
1978 - Star of Hope (Armenfilm, Mosfilm)
1979 - Legend about a Clown, co-dir. (along with L.Asatryan)
1982 - Oriole Cries Somewhere (Mosfilm Studio)
1988 - Ascent (Mosfilm Studio)