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“We barely got a moment to breathe at all,” she wrote, as noted by Radar Online. All rights reserved.Billboard is part of MRC Media and Info, a division of MRC.

Cory Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician, widely known for his role as Finn Hudson in the FOX TV musical series, Glee. Full statement from Acting Vancouver Police Chief Doug LePard follows:"Shortly after noon Saturday, the Vancouver Police received a call from the BC Ambulance Service regarding a sudden death in a room on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel at 1038 Canada Place in downtown Vancouver. Impressed with what he saw, Murphy asked for an audition tape of Monteith singing. The news that Glee star Cory Monteith had passed away at age 31 was both shocking and tragic. ", A daily briefing on what matters in the music industry, Ice Cube on Role in Developing Trump Campaign's 'Platinum Plan' for Black America | Billboard News, Billie Eilish Posts Racy Photo to Hit Back at Body-Shamers | Billboard News, Taylor Swift Jokes That Signed 'Folklore' CDs May Come With Hairs From Her Beloved Cats, Megan Thee Stallion Continues Teasing Fans About New Music: 'My Album About to Go Crazy', 2020 Billboard Music Awards: The Most Memorable Moments | Billboard News. Monteith tweeted late that April: "sending out big love to everyone. Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Remembering Cory Monteith – Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver, British Columbia, hotel room on Saturday, July 13. Monteith won the most significant role of his career through a series of auditions. It's unclear how Monteith's sudden passing would impact production on Glee, which is poised to premiere its fifth season on Sept. 19.

When he missed his check-out time, staff went to the room at noon and found his body. The British Columbia Coroners Service reported that an autopsy and toxicology analysis revealed Monteith's death was caused by an overdose of heroin and alcohol. April 26, 2013: The actor completed his treatment and tweeted to fans, "sending out big love to everyone. Were Cory Monteith and Lea Michele Engaged? Looking for something to watch? NEWS: Cory's Glee cast reacts to rehab news. In March 2013, Monteith went back to rehab for an unknown substance abuse issue. The actor, who had family in the city, was seen spending time with friends during his stay. Cory Monteith was born on May 11, 1982 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as Cory Allan Michael Monteith. ', Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor known for his starring roles in such films as 'The Notebook,' 'Blue Valentine,' 'La La Land' and 'Blade Runner 2049.'. Text us for exclusive photos and videos, royal news, and way more. This musical dramatic comedy explored the lives of a high school glee club. The producers of Glee released a statement, saying that "Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person.". Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. CORY Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician, best known for his role as Finn Hudson in the hit TV show Glee. Five years after former Glee star Cory Monteith died of a heroin overdose in 2013, his mother Ann McGregor can still recall, with chilling detail, the moment she heard the news. John Candy was an actor and comedian known for such films as 'Splash,' 'Uncle Buck' and 'Cool Runnings.'.

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", His girlfriend and costar Lea Michele also spoke out out the news, saying in a tweet, "Feeling so grateful today.". "Glee" star Naya Rivera wrote in her book that Cory Monteith's death was hard for her to deal with. He looked happy as he ran errands throughout the afternoon and carried around a water bottle throughout. The producers of Glee made adjustments to his schedule so that he could seek treatment. It was unclear if he was with any Glee cast mates or his longtime girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele. He checked into the hotel July 6, and was expected to check out Saturday. 31, 2013: E! The actor was found at noon Saturday on the hotel's 21st floor, Vancouver police said in a news conference. It was only after getting caught stealing money from a family member that Monteith decided to turn his life around. He was an actor, known for playing the singing jock Finn on the American TV show, Glee: 10 Things That Make No Sense About Finn Hudson, Emmy flashback 10 years to 2010: Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Glee’ opening plus 1st wins for Jim Parsons, Kyra Sedgwick, ‘Modern Family’, Amber Riley Performs Naya Rivera Tribute On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, Most Popular Social Media Stories of 2013, Actors & actresses I followed when they passed away.

Our investigators have spoken with hotel staff, who are providing the utmost in cooperation. At 16, Monteith officially gave up on his education after attending 12 different schools. All rights reserved. She was shocked. Police said Monteith was with other people Friday night. He had little time for other projects. Born on May 11, 1982, in Calgary, Canada, actor Cory Monteith rose to fame as a cast member of the hit television musical Glee. According to Acting Vancouver Police Chief Doug LaPard, there are no indications of foul play and they are not discussing what was found in the room.

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The disappearance of Rivera, who was best known for playing former cheerleader Santana Lopez on Glee, is not the first tragedy experienced by members of the cast. Monteith became an internationally known performer through his work on Glee. The pair ultimately became a couple off-screen, as well. Actor Cory Monteith grew up in Victoria after his parents' divorce. Award-winning actor Michael J.

His girlfriend, actress Michele, told People magazine that "I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this."