|Erik Estrada Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 16, 1949|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Erik Estrada is an American actor, voice actor, producer, and police officer who is known for playing the role of California Highway Patrol officer Francis (Frank) Llewelyn “Ponch” Poncherello in the police drama television series, CHiPs. He has also been cast in shows and movies like Dos mujeres, un camino, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Second Generation Wayans, The Quest: The Longest Drive, and Extralarge: Gonzales’ Revenge.
Erik, Ponch, Papo
East Harlem, Manhattan, New York, United States
Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, Voice Actor, Producer, Police Officer
- Father – Renildo Estrada
- Mother – Carmen Moreno (Seamstress)
Erik Estrada has been signed with Creative Talent Group, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Erik Estrada has dated –
- Marie Osmond – He had an affair with singer, actress, author, philanthropist, and talk show host Marie Osmond in the past. This was revealed by Osmond in an episode of Watch What Happens Live in January 2019.
- Joyce Miller (1978-1980) – After being romantically involved for a while, he married Joyce Miller in November 1979 but the couple soon divorced in 1980.
- Beverly Adams (1981-1982) – In 1981, he started dating Canadian-American actress and author Beverly Adams but the duo eventually separated in March 1982.
- Kathy Shower (1982) – He had a fling with actress and model Kathy Shower in 1982.
- Peggy Rowe (1984-1990) – He started going out with entertainment executive, songwriter, and producer Peggy Lynn Rowe in 1984 and they married the following year. They parent 2 sons – Anthony Erik (b. 1986) and pole-vaulter Brandon Michael-paul (b. 1987). However, the couple divorced in 1990.
- Nanette Mirkovich (1996-Present) – He tied the knot with film sound technician Nanette Mirkovich in 1997 and they have been blessed with a daughter named Francesca Natalia (b. 2000).
- Julia Mora (2006-2008)
Race / Ethnicity
Erik Estrada is of Puerto Rican descent.
Erik Estrada has appeared in the TV commercials for Head & Shoulders Shampoo, Smoke Signal Communications, Diet Dr. Pepper Soft Drink, Jennie-o Turkey, McDonald’s, Wickes Furniture, Taco Bell, Bloom Grocery Stores, Burger King, Toyota Automobiles, etc.
Erik Estrada Facts
- He has served as a reserve police officer for the Muncie (Indiana) Police Department.
- He has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- In the 2008 United States Presidential election, he endorsed Republican John McCain.
- He has been a member of the Blue Knights motorcycle club.
- He has been friends with Lorenzo Lamas and Larry Manetti.
- As a voice actor, he has worked in projects like Sealab 2021, Americano, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Adventure Time, Phineas and Ferb, Higglytown Heroes, and King of the Hill.
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