Steve Raines

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Steve Raines
Born (1916-06-17)June 17, 1916
Grants Pass, Oregon, USA
Died January 4, 1996(1996-01-04) (aged 79)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1947–1974

Steve Raines (June 17, 1916 – January 4, 1996) was an American television and filmactor. He appeared in many TV Western series.


Born in Grants Pass, Oregon, Raines appeared in many television series and several films, including Naked Gun (1956), Street of Darkness (1958), and Macho Callahan (1970). Steve was the adopted son of Mr. and Mrs Henry Savage of San Antonio, Texas. The Savages had a riding stable across the road from an orphans home where Steve was. Steve started coming over to the stable and eventually was adopted by the Savages. He and Mr. Savage performed in some "B" movies with Henry Garcia a local actor. After a while, he decided he would go to California to be in the movies and the rest is below.

Raines is known for playing the role of Jim Quince in the CBS western series, Rawhide (1959–1965), starring Clint Eastwood and Eric Fleming. From the 1950s to the 1970s, he guest-starred in The Adventures of Kit Carson, Brave Eagle, Maverick, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Laredo, and The High Chaparral.

His last appearance was in a 1974 episode of CBS's Gunsmoke, starring James Arness.



  • Television western players of the fifties: a biographical encyclopedia of, by Everett Aaker

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