Kurt Matthews Dykhuizen (born March 11, 1985 in Dallas, Texas) is an American former child actor who portrayed Jason in the Season 2 episode, The Alphabet Zoo and the third season of Barney & Friends. He returned in Sing and Dance with Barney. He is the second person to play a character named Jason in the Barney franchise after Salim Grant did so for the first three Barney & the Backyard Gang videos.
Kurt was born to David and Beth Dykhuizen and has three siblings: Kyle, Katie and Constance.
He has a rare congenital disorder called Goldenhar's Syndrome and conductive hearing loss, but can hear well with hearing aids.
He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 with a Bachelor's of Science in Biomedical Science.
Kurt later attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth where he got a Master's Degree in Medical Sciences, receiving a DO in anesthesiology. He worked in Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
He now lives in Portland, Oregon and works as an Anesthesiologist and Physician at Oregon Anesthesiology Group Pc.
He also dabbles in art, photography and fishing.