He captured the hearts of millions, as a result of his starring as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the highly successful television series, CHiP's. He also appeared in numerous television and motion pictures, but after being labeled a troublemaker during a contract dispute with TV executives, Erik Estrada was blacklisted in the entrainment industry in the US. He went on find international stardom in a Spanish telenova. These days Erik can be found back on American television in a reality series. He also dedicates much of his time to charities such as ICAC or Internet Crimes Against Children. The role he most prefers and enjoys is that of a role model to millions of children throughout the world, father to his three own children, and husband to the love of his life, Nanette.