The actor who played one of television’s most famous nerds has now started chemotherapy for cancer. According to NBC News, Dustin Diamond, who played “Screech” on “Saved by the Bell,” has stage 4 lung cancer.
We first told you about Diamond’s diagnosis of stage 4 cancer last week, but it had not been revealed until now that he had lung cancer. That’s according to NBC News staff.
“Dustin has completed his first cycle of chemo and his next cycle is scheduled. He will also be starting physiotherapy soon, ”actor spokesperson Roger Paul said in a statement to NBC News. “Dustin can’t wait to spend more time with his girlfriend, playing his bass / video games, as well as making videos for his fans on social media.
“Saved by the Bell” aired from 1989 to 1993. Diamond also performed “Screech” on “The College Years” and “” The New Class. “He was not cast Peacock current restart of the show.
In recent years he has been active in stand-up comedy, performing in comedy clubs across the country. We met Diamond a few years ago at a comedy concert in Novi.
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