Cory Monteith Biography

Cory Allan Michael Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician, best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee.

As an actor based in British Columbia, Monteith had minor roles on television series before an audition tape of him singing "Can't Fight This Feeling" helped to land him the most significant role of his career, Finn Hudson on Glee. Following his success on Glee, Monteith's film work included the movie Monte Carlo and a starring role in Sisters & Brothers.

Monteith had a troubled adolescence involving substance abuse from age 12; he left school at age 16. After an intervention by family and friends, he entered drug rehabilitation at age 19. In a 2011 interview with Parade magazine, he discussed his history of substance abuse as a teen, and in March 2013, he again sought treatment for addiction. On July 13, 2013, he died of a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver hotel room. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Cory Monteith
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Musician, Actor
Ethnicity:
Canadian American
Date of Birth:
May 11, 1982
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Date of Death:
July 13, 2013
Age at Death:
31
Cause of Death:
Combined drug intoxication, Drug overdose
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