Celebrities react to the death of ‘Saved by the Bell’ actor Dustin Diamond

Dustin Diamond visits "Extra" at Universal Studios Hollywood on May 16, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images) (Noel Vasquez, 2016 Noel Vasquez)

It’s a sad day for fans of the nostalgic TV show “Saved by the Bell.”

Dustin Diamond, who played the iconic Screech, died Monday after a short battle with stage 4 lung cancer, according to multiple reports.

He was 44 years old.

Many of Diamond’s co-stars from the hit series have responded with condolences on social media after the news hit, and other celebrities who admired his work as the lovable geek Screech chimed in, too.

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