Dustin Diamond, recognized finest for his portrayal of a lovable nerd on “Saved by the Bell,” has been recognized with stage 4 most cancers after being hospitalized over the weekend, the actor’s supervisor mentioned Thursday.
Diamond, 44, was taken to a Florida hospital days ago after feeling unwell, his spokesman beforehand confirmed to NBC Information. The previous youngster star is awaiting take a look at outcomes to be taught the precise location and nature of the most cancers.
Diamond got here to fame within the Nineteen Nineties together with his function of Samuel “Screech” Powers on “Saved by the Bell. He performed the function of finest buddy and sidekick to the present’s primary character and supplied comedian aid as a kind-hearted geek.
Although a lot of the present’s authentic solid returned to a reboot of the sitcom on the Peacock streaming platform, Diamond didn’t reprise his function. (Peacock is owned by NBCUniversal, the dad or mum firm of NBC Information.)