Educated at Glendale High School, Glendale, California.
High school classmate and pal of John Wayne , who appeared in at least a dozen westerns directed by Steele's father, Robert N. Bradbury.
Twin brother of actor Bill Bradbury.
Appeared in six movies with his pal John Wayne between 1953 and 1970--McLintock! (1963), Rio Bravo (1959), The Longest Day (1962), Rio Lobo (1970), The Comancheros (1961) and Island in the Sky (1953).
Was the only b western star to have two western series going at the same time.He played Billy in P.R.C's Billy the Kid series and Tucson Smith in Republic's Three Mesquiteers during 1940 and 1941. Buster Crabbe took over the role of Billy in 1942.