|Dustin Diamond Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11½ in|
|Date of Birth||January 7, 1977|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Dustin Diamond is an American actor, voice actor, director, comedian, producer, writer, and musician who is known for having been cast as Samuel “Screech” Powers in the Saved by the Bell series which includes Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style, Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas, and Saved by the Bell: The New Class.
Dustin Neil Diamond
Screech, Dirty Sanchez
San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, United States
Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, United States
Dustin Diamond studied at Zion Lutheran School.
Actor, Director, Voiceover Artist, Producer, Writer, Comedian, Musician
- Father – Mark Diamond (Taught digital electronics for a computer-processing firm)
- Mother – She was a computer operator for Pacific Bell.
- 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 is represented by Roger Paul, Inc., Talent Management Company, New York City, New York, United States.
5 ft 11½ in or 181.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dustin Diamond has dated –
- Jennifer Misner (2003-2013) – He started dating Jennifer Misner in 2003 and after being together for several years, the couple decided to get married in the year 2009. In December 2004, she suffered a miscarriage of their first child due to an ectopic pregnancy and, hence, the duo created the Dustin Diamond foundation which aimed at supporting organizations that specialize in childcare. However, they eventually parted ways.
- Amanda Schutz (2014) – He started going out with Amanda Schutz around the year 2014 and during the course of their relationship, the two, reportedly, got engaged as well.
Race / Ethnicity
Dustin Diamond is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his father’s side and has English, Irish, and Scottish roots on his mother’s side.
- Usually sports a light beard
- Deep-set eyes
Dustin Diamond has appeared in a TV commercial for Trivial Pursuit ’90s Edition in 2004.
He was raised in a Jewish household.
Dustin Diamond Facts
- He started acting at a very young age.
- During his younger years, he served as a live mannequin for a store.
- Dustin Diamond made his first TV show appearance by playing the role of Little Sonny in an episode of the comedy sitcom, It’s a Living, in November 1987.
- He holds a black belt in karate.
- He is left-handed.
- Dustin Diamond is a huge fan of professional wrestling.
- As a musician, he previously formed a band named Salty The Pocketknife.
- Over the years, Dustin Diamond has also been cast in American Playhouse, Celebrity Big Brother, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, etc.
- In his memoir, he mentioned that he had slept with more than 2,000 partners.
- In January 2021, Dustin was hospitalized in Florida after experiencing pain all over his body. Later, it was revealed that he was battling Stage 4 cancer and was experiencing pain from having shingles.
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