'Larry Poindexter (born December 16, 1959) is an American actor and singer born and raised in Dallas, Texas.
Poindexter is currently best known for his role in 2003's S.W.A.T., where he played by the book LAPD Captain Tom Fuller who went head to head with Samuel Jackson's Hondo. Daytime audiences know him best from 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). His Asher Thomas character was controversial, as his backstory was a retcon of Jason and AJ's history. He was also a recurring character on JAG, playing the lawyer/love interest of Major Sarah MacKenzie in season 3.
He has also appeared in the soap operas Santa Barbara, Days of Our Lives, was a frequent guest on the MTV show Just Say Julie and the primetime shows Quantum Leap and Push, Nevada. His film career includes American Ninja 2, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. Poindexter also appeared on Friends (The One With The Candy Hearts) as "Fireman Dave" he also appeared in Blade: The Series as FBI agent Ray Collins and on How I Met Your Mother. He was also featured as Reisenkemp in the comedy "Coverage". He currently is appearing as the swinging dad, Rick Berger in "The Hard Times of RJ Berger the cult MTV scripted comedy.
He was lead singer for the Alt-Country band The High Lonesome in the 1990s. Their album Feel Free To Do So is being re-released winter of 2010.
His father, H. R. Poindexter, is a Tony award-winning light and set designer. His wife is Carol Kritzer a very successful Casting Director, whom he married in 2002. He has twin boys.