Born in Orsha (Belarus) in 1966. In 1989 graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre Music and Cinematography (Lev Dodin’s class). The same year he joined the Company of the Maly Drama Theatre. Igor plays Shigalev in The Devils, Osip in A Play Without a Title, Ignat Baev in Brothers and Sisters, Piyusya in Chevengur, Jean in Miss Julie, Charles in The Long Christmas Dinner, Zilov in Duck Hunting, Barkhatov and Kovchenko in Life and Fate, Young Shepherd in The Winter`s Tale, Donal Davoren in The Shadow of a Gunman, Duke of Cornwall in King Lear,
The actor has also appeared in the films The Ring, Nicotine, The Spirit, Dolce Vita (Hungary), Knock-Out (Sweden), Koktebel and others.
Appeared in the play Morphine at the Theatre de Bobigny (Paris).