Rosie Cavaliero as Sister Briony | Black Narcissus | FX on Hulu

Rosie Cavaliero

Sister Briony

Rosie Cavaliero portrays "Sister Briony," the most senior of the Sisters under Clodagh. Briony is her reliable right hand. She organizes supplies and medicines.

Career Highlights

Cavaliero is a British actress who has been featured in countless roles spanning across television, film and theater. She appeared in the Academy Award®-nominated Jane Eyre, HBO’s BAFTA-nominated Gentleman Jack, and the BIFA-nominated Breathe, directed by Andy Serkis and starring Andrew Garfield.

On television, Cavaliero starred in ITV hit crime thriller Prey (series one and two), which was nominated in 2015 for a BAFTA Television Award for Best Miniseries. She can also be seen in the BATFA-nominated comedy Hunderby, Cleaning Up, Unforgotten, Professor Branestawn, Death in Paradise, Nurse, Inside No. 9, The Crimson Petal and the White, Lark Rise to Candleford, Little Dorrit, Hold the Sunset and Jam & Jerusalem, to name a few from her repertoire.

In film, Cavaliero recently wrapped production on comedic Higher Ground starring Kate Nash premiering next year in the U.K. She has appeared in In the Cloud, The Children Act starring Emma Thompson, Nativity! and Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger, Vera Drake, Scoop, Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story and Topsy-Turvy among others.

On stage, Cavaliero continues to impress with a list of credits that include The Anniversary (Liverpool Playhouse/West End), Abigail's Party (Hampstead Theatre/West End), In Flame (Bush Theatre/West End), Airswimming (Battersea Arts Centre), Northern Exposure (Paines Plough), My Mother Said I Never Should (Bolton Octagon) and Absurd Person Singular (Salisbury Playhouse).

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as Sister Philippa

The most spiritual of the Sisters and first to see the dangers presented by Mopu. Philippa tends the garden and has a great love of nature.