Zhukov, Aleksei was born on December 31, 1908 in Moscow.
Graduated from the Moscow Theatre School, 1927.
Dancer at the Bolshoi Theatre until 1951. Taught at the MoscowChoreographic School from 1932. Founder and head of ballet schools in Cairo, Egypt, 1958-1963, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 1966 until his death.