Joe E Tata, Best Known for Playing Nate on Beverly Hills 90210 has Died

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ stars pay tribute to Joe E. Tata after death at 85

He was best known as the owner of the Peach Pit in the long-running show Beverly Hills, 90210. Joe was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014.

News of his death was announced by former castmate Ian Ziering on Instagram, following the recent deaths of two other co-stars.

Tata appeared in 238 episodes of “90210” from 1990 to 2000 as Nat Bussichio — the owner of the diner where the high schoolers would hang out.

He reprised his role in several appearances in the show’s spinoff.

His final TV credit was in 2014 when he appeared on ABC Family’s “Mystery Girls,” alongside “90210” costars Spelling and Garth.