Born in 1961 in Kharkov. The real name is Alekseev-Negreba.
Graduated from the acting department of GITIS (1982, class of
B.Ostalsky, Ye. Kozyreva). Worked at the theatre for Young Viewers
in Riga, at the Moscow theatre «Malaya Dramaticheskaya Truppa»
(headed by A.Titov). Works in cinema since 1988. Acted in movies
«Little Vera», «Aborigine», «Nights are Dark in the Town of Sochi»,
«One Day Before», «Dreams of an Idiot» and others. The movie
«One Day Before» is his directorial debut.