Born 15.04.1908 in Alexandropole (now - Gyumri). Died - 02.03.2010 in Yerevan.1922-29 - worked at Armenian Youth Communist Union From 1930 - assistant director at Armenfilm Studio. 1949-53 - Deputy Minister at the Armenian Ministry of Cinematography. 1952- graduated from the Theatre Department of Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute. Made more than 40 films.
1937 - Pushkin Days in Armenia, doc.
1940 - Country of Joy, doc.
1941 - Fire in the Woods, co-dir. (along with A.Martirosyan), short
1948 - From the Overseas, script, dir., doc.
1952 - Our Scientists, script, dir., doc.
1954 - Armenian Film-Concert, co-dir. (along with G.Sarkisov)
1956 - Centuries and Years, doc.
1957 - To Whom the Life Smiles
1959 - A Jump Over the Precipice
1963 - Road to the Stage, co-dir. (along with H.Malyan)
1964 - Vahram Papazyan, doc.
1965 - On the Wings of the Song, doc.
1967 - Alexander Myasnikyan, doc.
1968 - Yerevan State University, doc.
1970 - 2-Leonid-2, co-dir. (along with H.Yeghiazaryan)
1970 - Komitas, script, dir., doc.
1970 - Tale About the Big Truth, doc.
1981 - Lyrical March, co-dir. (along with A.Ayvazyan)