Very sad Dustin Diamond has sadly died aged 44 after battling lung cancer. The actor, best known for his role as Screech on the 90s teen drama Saved By The Bell, was admitted to hospital in Florida earlier this month. Diamond's representative confirmed his death in a statement shared with Daily Star on Monday evening. It read: "We are saddened to confirm of Dustin Diamond’s passing on Monday, February 1, 2021 due to carcinoma. He was diagnosed with this brutal, relentless form of malignant cancer only three weeks ago.