Butch was born in Muleshoe, Texas and raised on a farm near
Bovina in Parmer County, Texas. He is an actor, broadcaster, writer,
producer and one half of the singing songwriting team "The McCain
Brothers" with his brother Ben McCain
. Butch has appeared in numerous films including MGM's cult classic
Bio-Dome, Roger Corman's remake of Humanoids from the Deep, and in
Bruce Campbell's My Name Is Bruce.
The McCain Brothers recorded the country single, “If Love Was a
Crime I Couldn't Get Arrested", which went number one on 50,000-watt
KOMA radio. They also hosted a syndicated TV music show called The
McCain Brothers Show.
Butch was a TV Weatherman in Amarillo, Tyler and in Oklahoma City
and currently works as the evening weather anchor for the NBC
affiliate KKCO in Grand Junction, Colorado.