American actor who was best known for his role as Samuel “Screech” Powers in the television show Saved by the Bell, a role he played for close to thirteen years from its beginning as Good Morning, Miss Bliss through its final incarnation, Saved by the Bell: The New Class. Diamond was also featured on a number of game and reality shows including Celebrity Boxing 2 and The Weakest Link, and made several cameo appearances in films, including Made and Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. He was a cast member of the fifth season of Celebrity Fit Club in 2007.
Born Dustin Neil Diamond on January 7, 1977 in San Jose, California, to parents Jaimee and Mark Diamond, he is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his father’s side, and of English, Irish, and Scottish descent on his mother’s side. Diamond was educated at Zion Lutheran School. In January 2021, Diamond was diagnosed with extensive stage small cell carcinoma of the lungs. He died from the disease while undergoing chemotherapy in Cape Coral, Florida on February 1, 2021 at the age of 44.
Dustin Diamond Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 7 January 1977
Birth Place: San Jose, California, USA
Date of Death: 1 February 2021
Death Place: Cape Coral, Florida, USA
Cause of Death: Carcinoma
Birth Name: Dustin Neil Diamond
Nicknames: Screech, Dirty Sanchez
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Actor, Director, Stand-up comedian, Musician, Occasional professional wrestler
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Dustin Diamond Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11½”
Height in Meters: 1.82 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Shoe Size: N/A
Dustin Diamond Family Details:
Father: Mark Diamond (Taught digital electronics for a computer-processing firm)
Mother: Jaimee Diamond (Was a computer operator for Pacific Bell)
Spouse/Wife: Spouse: Jennifer Misner (m. 2009-2013)
Others: James Deane Stemer (Maternal Grandfather), Alfred Stanley Robbins (Maternal Great Grandfather), Ethel Mae Deane (Maternal Great Grandmother), Cecyl /Cecile Paulyne Parham (Maternal Grandmother), Claud /Claude Cecil Parham (Maternal Great Grandfather), Ona Molena Rodgers (Maternal Great Grandmother), Jesse Edgar Rodgers (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Frances Jane Bingham (Maternal Great Great Grandmother)
Dustin Diamond Education:
Zion Lutheran School, Anaheim, California
Dustin Diamond Facts:
*He was born on January 7, 1977 in San Jose, California, USA.
*He began acting as a child.
*He starred as Screech on the hit show Saved by the Bell.
*He was ranked #16 in VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars.
*On BBC Three Diamond was named in their Top 100 Annoying People List of 2006.
*He was a contestant on Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling, broadcast on CMT in 2008.
*He had a black belt in karate.
*He was left-handed.
*He was a huge fan of professional wrestling.