In breaking news, it’s been announced that Dustin Diamond, famed for playing Screech in ‘Saved By The Bell,’ has sadly died. He was 44.
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The actor, renown for his role on the hit NBC sitcom died today, according to his rep.
As reported, Diamond was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer just two weeks ago.
Per TMZ, his condition declined rapidly last week and he was removed from breathing machines in a bid to transition him to hospice care. His father was by his side when he died.
Diamond starred as Screech for four seasons and also appeared in follow-up shows ‘Saved by the Bell: The College Years’ and ‘Saved by the Bell: The New Class.’ The latter of which he featured in for five seasons as Belding’s assistant.