Born - 20.09.1924 in Arak (Iran).
Studied in Armenian, American and Persian colleges in Teheran; 1946 - moved to Armenia; 1952 - graduated from the Directing Department of Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute, later was a solist of Yerevan Operetta Theatre and director assistant in the Sundukyan Drama Theatre of Yerevan; 1957-59 - headed Drama Theatre in Goris; 1970-80 - the Yerevan Puppet Theatre.
1959 - On the Native Land, co-script, doc.
1961 - Tzhvzhik, script, short
1962 - The Master and the Servant, script, short
1966 - Armenian Miniature, dir., doc.
1966 - March (starring), short
1967 - Birth of Drugs, co-script, dir., doc.
1967 - Exams, script, dir., doc.
1967 - Karine (as photographer)
1967 - October Days in Armenia, script, dir., doc.
1968 - A Meeting at an Exhibition, script (along with M.Chamanyan)
1968 - Mikayel Nalbandyan, dir., doc.
1968 - A Stall at the Platform, script, dir., doc.
1969 - Light, dir., doc.
1970 - Morgan's Relative by Marriage (as Bernar)
1971 - Markar's Fissure, dir., doc.
1972 - Return (as Babken Setyan)
1973 - Chaos (as Sulyan)
1973 - Light and Shadows, script, doc.
1975 - A Bride from the North (as Yervand)
1975 - All Colors of the Rainbow, dir., doc.
1975 - Our Daily Water, script
1975 - Summer Came Again (as Sogho), also co-script, co-dir.
1976 - Heirs, dir., doc.
1977 - Cooks Arrived for Competition (as Yervand), also co-script
1978 - Arevik (in the episodes)
1978 - Five More Days (as Atayan)
1983 - A Private Case (starring)
1985 - Captain Arakel (as Arakel), also co-script
1992 - Comrade Pandjuni (as Sarsapuni)