Remembering the “Glee” actor Cory Monteith

The late Canadian actor portrayal of Finn Hudson earned him widespread acclaim and garnered a massive fan following. He was born on this day 42 years ago

Remembering the “Glee” actor Cory Monteith

Best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the hit television series “Glee,” Cory Monteith was born on May 11, 1982, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Raised in Victoria, British Columbia. Monteith struggled with addiction during his teenage years but eventually sought help and turned his life around. His breakthrough came when he landed the role of Finn Hudson, a football player with a passion for singing, on “Glee.” Monteith’s portrayal of Finn earned him widespread acclaim and garnered a massive fan following.
Tragically, Cory Monteith’s life was cut short when he passed away on July 13, 2013, at the age of 31, in Vancouver, British Columbia. His death was attributed to a drug overdose, highlighting the ongoing struggles he faced with addiction.
Despite his untimely death, he is remembered fondly by fans and colleagues alike for his talent, kindness, and genuine spirit. Monteith’s passing also served as a reminder of the importance of mental health awareness and the dangers of substance abuse. Off-screen, Cory Monteith was known for his philanthropic efforts and his dedication to helping others overcome addiction.

Look back at a clip from the TV show “Glee” where Cory Monteith performs “Losing My Religion”

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