The actor was hospitalized for carcinoma last month. Actor bell star Dustin Diamond, famous for his portrayal of search on the ’90 sitcom saved by the bell, has died of carcinoma. He was 44. (Paul Drinkwater/NBCU photo/the Associated Press)
Saved by the bell star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three- week fight with carcinoma, according to his spokesperson. He was 44.
“Dustin did not suffer,” Roger Paul said in a statement. “He did not have to lie submerged in pain. For that, we are thankful.”
Diamond – best known for playing Screech on the hit ‘90s sitcom – was hospitalized last month in Florida. His team disclosed later that he had carcinoma cancer.
Former co-star Mario Lopez took to Twitter to say farewell: “Dustin, you will be missed, my man. The fragility of his life is something never to be taken for granted.”
‘True comedic genius’
Another co – star, Mark- Paul Gosselaar, called Diamond “a true comedic genius.”
“I miss those raw, brilliant sparks that only he was able to produce,” Gosselaar called.
“Saved by the bell star, centered on a group of teenage friends at a fictional California high school aired on. NBC from 1989 to 1993”.
Its related shows included by the bell: The College Years, Good morning, Miss Bliss, and Saved by the Bell star. The New Class, which also started Diamond.
This services peacock launched a sequel last fall, which featured many from the original cast. Including Gosselaar, Lopez, Elizabeth Barkley, and Tiffani Thiessen.
“Life is extremely fragile and it’s something we should never take for granted,” Thiessen called on Instagram in reaction to news of Diamond’s death. “God speed Dustin”
Reality TV followed stardom
He started in a handful of reality television series including the 5th season of Celebrity Fit Club. The Weakest Link and Celebrity Boxing.
In December 2013, Diamond appeared on an episode of OWN’s Where Are They Now? And become a house member on the 12th season of Celebrity Big Brother.
Diamond was sued several times for delinquent taxes and in foreclosure proceeding from missing mortgage payments. Aside from appearing on reality TV shows. He made a sex tape and produced a tell-all documentary on Lifetime TV called the unauthorized saved by the bell story.
In2015, he was sentenced to four months in jail for his parts in a Wisconsin barroom stabbing.
“Dustin Diamond was a comical and high spirited individual whose greatest passion was to make another laugh,” called Paul in the statement. “He was able to sense and feel other peoples’ emotions to such a length that he was able to feel them too – a strength and a flaw, all in one.”
Actor Diamond signs a t-shirt before a taping of former Child star week on Hollywood Squad, Aug 3, 2003, in Hollywood, Calif Diamond starred in a number of reality series following his time is saved by the bell.