Yuan Francisco

Yuan Francisco (born February 11, 2010) is a Filipino child actor & commercial model.

Yuan Francisco
Born (2010-02-11) February 11, 2010 (age 10)
OccupationChild actor, Commercial model
Years active2016-present
AgentGMA Artist Center (2016-present)

Acting careerEdit

Yuan aka Pao-Pao started in print and TV commercials. He became a household name after he appeared in a series of commercials by a fabric softener and since guested in various TV shows. One of his most significant roles on TV was Encantadia 2016, where he played Pao-Pao, the bearer of the 5th gem.


Year Title Role Note Network
2019 The Better Woman Kawaii Castro Supporting cast GMA Network
2018 Victor Magtanggol Carmelo "Meloy" Domingo Supporting cast
Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Duwen-Ding Episode "The Adventures of Laura Patola and Duwen-Ding"
2017-18 Impostora Junic Saavedra
2017 Magpakailanman Juanlo Episode "Golok: My Son's Imaginary Friend"
2016-17 Encantadia Young Pao-Pao Extended cast
2016 Karelasyon Niko Episode "Asset"


Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Child Performer[1] Encantadia Nominated


  1. Yuan 'Pao Pao' Francisco, na-discover sa mall Retrieved 2017-06-14
  2. Meet Yuan Francisco, bearer of the fifth gem in Encantadia Retrieved 2017-06-14
  1. ^ "Nominees for 2017 Star Awards for TV revealed". news.abs-cbn.com. ABS-CBN News. 30 October 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2017.