Celebrity Big Brother 2013 housemate: Dustin Diamond (Screech)

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Celebrity Big Brother 2013 housemate: Dustin Diamond (Screech)

Age 36; Star Sign Capricorn; Home Town Port Washington, Wisconsin;

Dustin Diamond is an American actor best known for his role as Samuel “Screech” Powers in Saved by the Bell. He has also appeared on the reality TV show Celebrity Fit Club and released his own sex tape called Screeched – Saved by the Smell.

He earned early success as a child actor, appearing in Yogi’s Great Escape, Big Top Pee-wee and Purple People Eater. Dustin played the role of Screech on Saved By The Bell for almost thirteen years, from the beginning when it was named Good Morning, Miss Bliss in 1988 through to its final incarnation, Saved by the Bell: The New Class.

He continued the series into Saved by the Bell: The College Years. The College Years was cancelled after one season. Dustin returned to Bayside High as Principal Belding’s assistant in The New Class episodes, remaining with the show until its cancellation.

Nominated for three Young Artist Awards, Diamond was a key character in the show. He also appeared in the made for TV movies Saved by the Bell Hawaiian Style in 1992 and Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas.

Diamond began doing stand-up comedy after the end of Saved by the Bell in 2000. He also featured on a number of game and reality shows including The Weakest Link and Celebrity Boxing 2.

Dustin has also made several cameo appearances in films, including Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star in 2003 and Made in 2001. In 2009, he also played the part of Alumnus Guy #1 in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love.

Updated on Thursday 22 August 2013 by @TVNewsroom