"Saved by the Bell" is another step closer to a comeback ... Mr. Belding himself -- aka Dennis Haskins -- tells TMZ he's all for a Bayside High reunion, just days after Mark-Paul Gosselaar said he… READ MORE >
Dennis Haskins (born November 18, 1950) is an American actor known for his role as principal Richard Belding in the teen sitcom Saved by the Bell, which ran from 1989 to 1993 on NBC. He then went on to star in Saved by the Bell: The New Class, which aired from 1993 to 2000. He also portrayed the role as a regular in Good Morning, Miss Bliss. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Haskins is an alumnus of Our Lady of Perpetual Help as well as Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga and of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He played basketball at UTC after failing to make the team at the University of Tennessee. Haskins is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Soon after leaving school his natural ability at acting made him a prime choice for several roles, one of which was the role of scooter from "Nanna and the Fanatics" a show which never aired but had great potential as a show for recovering alcoholics.
Time to settle the eternal question -- is Dennis Haskins ... aka Mr. Belding from "Saved by the Bell" ... the greatest fake principal the world has ever seen? Icon fight ... begin!Check out TMZ… READ MORE >