Cory Monteith Biography
(Actor and Musician Known for His Role as ‘Finn Hudson’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Birthday: May 11, 1982 (Taurus)
Born In: Calgary, Canada
Cory Allan Michael Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician best known for his role of Finn Hudson in the TV series ‘Glee’. Monteith was born in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. Following his parents’ divorce, he had a troubled adolescence and became involved with substance abuse in his teenage years. His family took him to a drug rehabilitation center at the age of 19 following which he decided to focus on an acting career. He began his acting career with minor roles in a few TV series before bagging a main role in the film ‘Killer Bash’. He soon played a minor role in the supernatural horror film ‘Final Destination 3’ which was the third installment in the ‘Final Destination’ film series. The film was a huge success commercially, earning more than four times its budget. As a TV actor, his popularity reached new heights after he started playing the role of Finn Hudson in the musical comedy drama ‘Glee’. His performance won him the ‘Screen Actor Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble’ as well as the ‘Teen Choice Award’ for Choice TV Actor Comedy. Tragically, he passed away in 2013. The cause of his death was found to be a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol.