Erik Estrada

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TV Actor
Date of Birth March 16, 1949
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 71 years old
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Erik Estrada

Henry Enrique "Erik" Estrada is an American actor, voice actor, and police officer. He is known for his co-starring lead role as California Highway Patrol officer Francis Llewelyn "Ponch" Poncherello in the police drama television series CHiPs, which ran from 1977 to 1983. He later became known for his work in Spanish-language telenovelas, his appearances in reality television shows and infomercials and as a regular voice on the Adult Swim series Sealab 2021.

Born: Enrique Estrada, March 16, 1949, East Harlem, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, voice actor, police officer
Years active: 1970–present
Children: 3
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About Erik Estrada

Road to fame as Officer Poncherello on CHiPs and later worked in Spanish language telenovelas.

Before Fame

Inspired by a family friend, he originally wanted to become a New York police officer.


He has worked as a deputy sheriff in Virginia in real life after acting on a Police television series for several years.

Family Life

He married third wife Nanette Mirkovich in 1997. He has four children: two sons and two daughters.


He starred in the TV series CHiPs, which also briefly featured the one and only Caitlyn Jenner when she was known as Bruce Jenner.

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  • American male telenovela actors
  • American deputy sheriffs
  • American police officers
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Latest information about Erik Estrada updated on March 01, 2021.

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