In the 1990s, Estrada made a big comeback portraying a Tijuana trucker in the telenovela, Dos Mujeres, Un Camino (Two Women, One Road), and in 1995, he made a special guest appearance as CHiPS in the punk rock band Bad Religion's music video Infected.
In 2002 Estrada enjoyed portraying the role of a Spanish game show host on the Disney Channel's hit series Lizzie McGuire with Hilary Duff. He has also had a regular role doing voice work for the Cartoon Network show Sealab 2021, which also gave him the opportunity to parody himself.
Appearing in a series of long-running infomercials, Estrada is a familiar face, selling property in Siskiyou County, California, Lake Shastina, California, Ocean Shores, Waschington, Tellico Village, Tennessee, and various places in Colorado, Arizona, Arkansas and Florida.
Estrada has also often been seen in music videos, most recently in Eminem's Just Lose It. He has a band named after him Estradasphere, based in Santa Cruz, California, and he has also starred in VH1's Surreal Life, the celebrity reality series, and made guest appearances on The Wayan Bros., Unhappily Ever After and the Nickelodeon comedy Drake & Josh, as well as the popular series Scrubs.
Parlaying his CHiPs fame for the public good, Estrada has also made numerous appearances supporting automobile child-seat safety checks in states including Illinois and Indiana.
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Erik Estrada Facts
|March 16, 1949 (74)
|New York, New York, USA
|5' 10½" (1m79) How tall is Erik Estrada compared to you?
|Planes: Fire & Rescue
|CHiPs: The Complete Fifth Season
|CHiPs: Season 4
|Chips: Season 3
|Airport: The Complete Collection