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Cory Monteith Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 11, 2018

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Short Biography

Cory Monteith was born on 11-05-1982 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was a Canadian Film Actor, Television Actor, Musician & Voice Artist.

Other Name: Cory Allan Michael Monteith
Other Professions: Television Actor Musician Voice Artist

Cory Monteith Complete Bio & Career

Cory Monteith was an actor and musician from Canada. He suffered drug and alcohol dependency at a very young age. He also dropped out of school at the age of 16. He then involved in several petty crimes to get money for his addictions. After attending a rehabilitation program when he was 19 years old, he attended an alternative school and received his Diploma degree. He was involved in several jobs including mechanic, taxi driver, school bus driver, people greeter at Wallmart before getting into acting. 
Initially, he started his acting career by playing small roles in movies like Whisper, Deck the Halls, Final Destination 3 and others. He appeared playing a recurring role in the American science fiction TV series ‘Kyle XY’. He played guest roles in television series like Stargate Atlantis, Flash Gordon, Smallville and Supernatural. He did acting classes along with Anthony Meindl. He portrayed the role of Gunnar in the MTV series ‘Kaya’. He went on to star in movies like Monte Carlo and Sisters & Brothers. He appeared on a PSA titled ‘Straight but Not Narrow’ in 2011. He co-hosted the 23rd GLAAD Media Awards alongside Naya Rivera. He had also hosted the Gemini Awards ceremony in November 2010. He was cast to play the role of Finn Hudson in the Fox television series ‘Glee’. He also sang for the show and his performance was widely appreciated. 
He won the Male Future Style Icon Award at Hollywood Style Awards in 2010. He also bagged the Choice TV Comedy Actor Award at 2011 Teen Choice Awards in 2011. He died at an early age due to drug overdose and toxicity. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Cory Monteith died on 13-07-2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was found dead at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in his room. According to the report, he died due to Combined heroin and alcohol toxicity.

DEATHDAY 13 July,2013 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Comox, British Columbia

Cory Monteith Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Joe Monteith and Ann Mc Gregor. He had a brother named Shaun Monteith.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Religion Christian
Address Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Surfing and Skimboarding
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Film - Killer Bash (2005)
TV - Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Best Movies Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006), Final Destination 3 (2006), The Boy Next Door (2008) and All the Wrong Reasons (2013)

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Cory Monteith

  • Besides singing, he could also play drums.
  • He was a huge fan of Vancouver Canucks hockey team and he also had a tattoo of their logo.
  • At age 16, Monteith had attended 16 different schools including alternative programs for troubled teens, where he eventually dropped out. Years later, he finally receive his diploma.

Cory Monteith Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Cory Monteith was 31 years 2 months & 2 days old age.