Brendan Hines is an American actor and singer-songwriter who most recently starred as Superion in Amazon’s “The Tick.” He was born in Baltimore, Maryland to a former nun and a former priest who became Philosophy professors. He began playing the trombone when he was 11 but gave it up for the guitar seven years later. Hines attended Loyola High School where he performed in the Jazz Ensemble and appeared in several plays including Sweeney Todd and Moliere’s The Miser. He moved to New York where he continued to work in the theater until being cast in his first feature, the 2001 independent film Ordinary Sinner.
Hines has appeared in a number of television shows including Fox’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” USA’s “Suits,” ABC’s “Scandal” and “Secrets and Lies” and CBS’s “MacGyver.” In Spring 2011, he played Pip and Theo in South Coast Repertory’s production of Richard Greenberg’s Three Days of Rain. In 2017, he returned to the theatre in the one-man show Histrionics at Theater for the New City. He has written, recorded and released three folk albums; 2007’s Good For You Know Who, 2012’s Small Mistakes and Qualms in 2017. His song “Miss New York” was featured in the film Let’s Ruin It with Babies. Hines currently resides in Los Angeles.