‘Saved By The Bell’ Actor Dustin Diamond Dies At 44

Dustin Diamond AKA “Screech” from Saved by the Bell dies at 44. Friends & Fans take to the internet to show their love for the star.

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Posted On: February 1st, 2021 1:28 pm pst

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RIP Dustin Diamond

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Dustin Diamond from Saved by the Bell died Monday morning at the age of 44 after a recent fight with cancer, according to his manager, Roger Paul. The star recently revealed the diagnosis last month.

If you grew up in the 80’s/90’s, chances are you were a fan of the massively hit show, and a large component of the shows success was the lovable dorky character Screech, played by Diamond.

Recently the show was rebooted on Peacock, though Diamond was not included.

Friends and fans alike took to twitter to share their condolences and love for the actor.

Fellow Saved by the Bell cast mates Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, and Tiffani Thiessen shared their sadness over the news.

Josh Gad shared his condolences and expressed how Diamond affected his childhood.

Eric West noted how the actor will always live on through his work.

Papa Roach shared his condolences.

Josiah Johnson credited Diamond for how iconic of a character he created.

Ryan Parker payed tribute noting how most of us are Screech.

Wajahat Ali expressed his sadness, also recognizing the actors struggle after Saved by the Bell.

Juicy J shared how Saved by the Bell was one of his favorite shows.

Though he is gone, he will forever be remembered throughout his work and legacy.

AfterBuzz TV would like to send its sincerest condolences and love to his friends and family during this time.

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