Dustin Diamond was born in San Jose, California on January 7, 1977. Diamond started out, and spent most of his career, playing Samuel "Screech' Powers. He starred in some films in the late 1980's, including Purple People Eater
and Big Top Pee Wee
. After the Saved By The Bell
franchise ended, Diamond continued making guest appearances on television and playing himself in several films like Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
. Dustin can be seen off the screen and on the stage, since he added stand-up comedy to his list of talents.