Diamond’s health is “serious” and he is being tested at an undisclosed hospital in Florida to determine the type and severity of the cancer, according to his spokesman.
An actor and comedian, Diamond is best known for his performance as Samuel “Screech” Powers in the teen series, which was recently rethought by streaming service Peacock with some of the original stars, though not with Diamond.
His 2009 book Behind the Bell, in which Diamond shared behind-the-scenes stories about the filming of Saved from the Bell, caused controversy.
He also faced some legal issues while serving three months in prison for stabbing a man during a 201
The actor has appeared in a number of reality shows over the years, including “Celebrity Fit Club”, “Celebrity Boxing 2” and “Celebrity Championship Wrestling”. In 2018, he appeared as his character “Saved from the Bell” in the series “Zack Morris Is Trash”.
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