Profiling Piolo Pascual: Papa P’s Work in Film

He’s an actor and singer who has played the role of singer and actor in movies.


( When asked how he keeps his fans hooked, Piolo Pascual answered with two words: switching genres. He’s not as prominent as he was before but the noise he made last year for On the Job resonated. An actor can only be a "rising star" for a certain amount of time and then it either plateaus or begins a quiet, steady decline.


Papa P could have been doomed by his dashing good looks to play a leading man in rom-coms yearly but with Dekada ’70 and Manila under his belt, he seems determined to prove that he’s not going to capitalize on his face to stay relevant as an actor. With hits like Dream Boy and his return to "form" with the highly anticipated Starting Over Again, he’s also trying not to take the easy way out by brooding in indie films. Is it possible that Piolo Pascual is both famous and underrated?


That’s up for debate, but to celebrate his colorful career in film, let’s take a look at the careers he has had in films! From ranchero to boxing coach and lawyer to drug addict, check out what work Papa P has done in the roles he played in movies!


Art by Warren Espejo

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