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Cory Monteith

Cory Allan Michael Monteith (born May 11, 1982) is a Canadian actor and musician, best known for his role of Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. Monteith, born in Calgary, Alberta, is the youngest son of Ann McGregor, an interior decorator, and Joe Monteith, a military man who served in the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. He has an older brother named Shaun. Monteith's parents divorced when he was seven, and he and his older brother were raised by their mother in Victoria, British Columbia. Dealing with the intermittent absence of his father, and feeling like an outsider among his peers, he started to display signs of a troubled youth; Monteith - once a promising student, who, at age 5, could read at a fourth-grade level - began to drink, smoke pot, and skip school. After attending 12 different schools, including alternative programs for troubled teens, he eventually quit school at the age of 16. By that time, his drug and alcohol addiction had increased and Monteith turned to petty crimes, such as stealing money from friends and family, in order to fund his addictions. The turning point in Monteith's life came when his mother and a group of friends staged

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Cory Monteith Death Report -- Injecting Heroin, Slamming Alcohol Before Death

Cory Monteith Death Report
Injecting Heroin, Slamming Alcohol Before Death

Cory Monteith was shooting heroin and downing champagne in his hotel room on the night of his death ... this according to the final coroner's report obtained by TMZ. The "Glee" star was discovered… READ MORE >

Jane Lynch -- Delivers Tribute to Cory Monteith ... Jack Klugman's Son Be Damned

Jane Lynch
Delivers Warts & All Tribute to Cory Klugman's Son Be Damned

Jane Lynch just delivered a powerful tribute at the Emmys for her "Glee" costar Cory Monteith ... that definitely won't make Jack Klugman's son feel any better.Jane pulled no punches during the… READ MORE >

- 452 days ago
Jane Lynch -- 'I'd Be Angry Too' Over Klugman Diss

Jane Lynch
'I'd Be Angry Too' Over Klugman Diss

Jane Lynch was shockingly candid today when we asked her how she felt about her "Glee" co-star Cory Monteith getting a special tribute while TV icon Jack Klugman is getting the bum's rush.Jane was… READ MORE >

- 452 days ago
Emmy Winner Peter MacNicol -- Cory Tribute is Great ... For Drug Awareness

Emmy Winner Peter MacNicol
Cory Tribute is Great ... For Drug Awareness

Emmy winner Peter MacNicol is not buying what Jack Klugman's angry son is selling because Peter thinks the tribute to Cory Monteith could actually save lives.MacNicol -- who won an Emmy… READ MORE >

- 452 days ago
Cory Monteith's Mom -- Klugman's Son is Wrong ... My Son Deserves This

Cory Monteith's Mom
Klugman's Son is Wrong My Son Deserves This

Cory Monteith's mom thinks Jack Klugman's son has it all wrong -- because Cory could have been the next Jack Klugman had he lived.Ann McGregor thinks Adam Klugman is being unfair, telling TMZ her… READ MORE >

- 452 days ago
Emmy B.S. -- Honor and Drug Addict, Diss a TV Legend

Emmy B.S.
Honor a Drug Addict Diss a TV Legend

The suits who run the Emmys had to make a hard choice in deciding which dead actor to honor-- a TV icon who has won multiple Emmys, or a young actor with no Emmys who is now as famous for being a… READ MORE >

- 453 days ago
Lea Michele Resurfaces After BF Cory Monteith's Death

Lea Michele
Resurfaces After Cory's Death

Lea Michele had her first public outing after the tragic death of BF Cory Monteith ... to celebrate the birth of a friend's baby. The "Glee" star has been grieving privately since news broke that… READ MORE >

- 502 days ago
Jane Lynch -- Cory Monteith 'Glee' Memorial Was 'Beautiful'

Jane Lynch
Cory Monteith 'Glee' Memorial Was 'Beautiful'

The "Glee" cast is finally beginning to heal after Cory Monteith's death -- so says the late actor's co-star Jane Lynch ... who tells TMZ, she found new comfort during today's special memorial… READ MORE >

- 511 days ago
'Glee' Star Dianna Agron -- Radio Silence After Cory Monteith Tribute

'Glee' Star Dianna Agron
Radio Silence After Cory Monteith Tribute

There were no words ... "Glee" star Dianna Agron refused to answer questions about Cory Monteith's death Saturday ... this just moments after leaving a concert dedicated to her fallen co-star. Our… READ MORE >

- 516 days ago
'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy -- Decides Fate of Cory Monteith's Character

'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy
Decides Fate of Cory Monteith's Character

"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy finally broke his silence on Cory Monteith's tragic death ... addressing both the actor's desire to get clean and what will happen to his character on the show. Murphy… READ MORE >

- 516 days ago

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