Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved by the Bell’ star, dead at 44

Dustin Diamond On "extra"
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MAY 16: Dustin Diamond visits "Extra" at Universal Studios Hollywood on May 16, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Dustin Diamond, who played the role of Screech on the popular 1990s high school comedy “Saved by the Bell,” died Monday after a recent cancer diagnosis, according to Diamond’s manager, Roger Paul.

He was 44.

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