Nathaniel Burke is the main antagonist of the 1997 superhero film Steel.

He was portrayed by actor Judd Nelson.

In the Movie & Death

in the movie ,he is a genius criminal who turned the arch-enemy of Steel (the film's protagonist).

Burke hatches a plot to sell Irons' weapons to criminal gangs . later ,Irons witnesses a bank robbery organized by gang members wielding Burke's modified guns.

after that ,in the end of the film , Burke prepares to auction off all his modified weapons to every criminal organization in the world over the Internet. When Irons is released from jail, Sparky is captured by Burke's thugs. Irons, as Steel, attempts to infiltrate Burke's headquarters, but is captured himself in the process. When Burke continues with the auction, he is tricked by Steel, which allows him and Sparks to rebel and destroy Burke's lair. Burke himself is killed when a laser he fires towards Steel reflects back towards him due to Steel's suit.


he is vicious and bad person and he is greedy beacuse he wanted to rule over the entire city.