Cory Monteith :
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 being cast on Glee.
Born on May 11, 1982, in Calgary, Canada, actor Cory Monteith rose to fame as a cast member of the hit television musical Glee. His parents split up when he was seven, and he and his older brother were raised by their mother in Victoria. Monteith, a bright student early on, lost his way by his early teens.
Full Name- Cory Monteith (Cory Allan Michael Monteith)
Net Worth- $2 Million
Date of Birth- 11 May 1982
Date of Death- 13 July 2013
Age -31 Years
Birth Place- Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Death Place- Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver, Canada
Profession -Actor and Musician
Hometown -Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Zodiac Sign- Leo
Cory Monteith’s career began with minor roles in TV serials such as ‘Smallville,’ ‘Supernatural,’ ‘Flash Gordon,’ and ‘Stargate Atlantis.’ He then got a main role in the TV film ‘Killer Bash’ in 2005. The following year, he appeared in the 2006 supernatural horror film ‘Bloody Mary’. The film was met with negative reviews.
He next appeared in the horror film ‘Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep’ in 2006. He also played a minor role in the comedy film ‘Deck the Halls’. The film was a failure commercially and critically.
The year 2006 was a busy one for him. He also played a minor role in the horror film ‘Final Destination 3’ that year. Directed by James Wong, the film was the third installment of the well-known ‘Final Destination’ franchise. The film was a huge success commercially.
In 2007, he appeared in multiple films such as ‘Hybrid.’ ‘White Noise: The Light,’ and ‘The Invisible’. Unfortunately, all his movies for the year were failures critically and commercially.
His popularity reached new heights in 2009, after he began playing the role of Finn Hudson in the musical comedy drama series ‘Glee’. His character was the star quarterback of the high school football team, as well as a popular jock, who joins the musical club ‘Glee’. His role earned him multiple awards and nominations.
In 2011, he played an important role in the adventure romantic comedy film ‘Monte Carlo’. He next appeared in the drama film ‘Sisters & Brothers’. The same year, he also appeared in the film ‘Glee: The 3D concert movie’. The film was a commercial success, earning twice its budget.
In 2013, he acted in two films, ‘All the Wrong Reasons’ and ‘McCanick,’ in main roles. These were his final works before his untimely death. Both the films were released posthumously.
People's Choice Awards, USA
People's Choice Award Favorite TV Comedy Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Actor Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series