Bradley, who was born in Southern California, attended Pepperdine University where he played baseball until an injury put his dreams of playing professionally on hold. Bradley then turned to a career in acting. Following his college graduation, he traveled to France and fell in love with the country's breathtaking beauty and rich history. He has spent much of his adult life living in France and England. A veteran of both movies and television in the United States and abroad, Bradley has appeared in the international soap opera Riviera. His film credits include the made-for-television movies Jewels and The Sun Also Rises, as well as the feature films Sweet Revenge, Touch and Die, and 5 Days in June. In addition to his acting work, Cole has released several albums. He tours with his band, the Bradley Cole Band.