Larry Poindexter (born December 16, 1959) is an American actor born and raised in Dallas, Texas.
Poindexter is currently best known for his role on the ABC soap opera General Hospital as the not so good Dr. Asher Thomas from June 3, 2005 until August 8, 2005 when his character was shot and killed by Jason Morgan (Steve Burton) after he murdered both AJ Quartermaine (Billy Warlock) and Rachel Adair (Amy Grabow).
He has also appeared in the soap operas Santa Barbara, Days of Our Lives and the primetime shows Quantum Leap and Push, Nevada. His film career includes American Ninja 2, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and 2003's S.W.A.T..
His father, H.R. Poindexter is a Tony award-winning light and set designer. His wife is Carol Kritzer, whom he married in 2002.