Robert North “Brad” Bradbury

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Robert North “Brad” Bradbury

  • Birth 23 Mar 1886 Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA
  • Death 24 Nov 1949 Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Lot 3, Block 2963, Harmony Section
  • Memorial ID 55039256

Robert North Bradbury was the son of George and Lena Rasmussen Bradbury. George Bradbury was an Indian scout for the United States Army. Robert grew up on his parent's ranch in Wastukna, Washington. At an early age he was acclaimed for his singing ability, and he studied music in Chicago with Frank Baird. He married Nieta Quinn in Portland, Oregon. Later the couple moved to California where Robert became interested in the movie industry. He starred in many early silent films and later became a producer and director. He scripted and directed his son Robert Adrian Bradbury aka Bob Steele, in numerous films. Including Son of Oklahoma 1932, Texas Buddies 1932, Riders of the Desert 1932, Hidden Valley 1933, The Gallant Fool 1933, and Smokey Smith 1935. John Wayne also began his career under the tutleage of Robert Bradbury and he was a close friend of the family. In Rider's of Destiny 1933, John Wayne starred as Singing Sandy. His singing voice was dubbed by William C. Bradbury, Bob Steele's twin brother. Robert Bradbury's contribution to the motion picture industry remains to this day. bio by Cherokee Rose (Nancy Clampitt)


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  • Maintained by: Gary & Nancy Glenn Clampitt
  • Originally Created by: P Fazzini
  • Added: 16 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55039256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert North “Brad” Bradbury (23 Mar 1886–24 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55039256, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Gary & Nancy Glenn Clampitt (contributor 47164411) .