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Cory Monteith is a Actor Canadien born on 11 may 1982 at Calgary (Canada)

Cory Monteith

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Birth name Cory Allan Michael Monteith
Nationality Canada
Birth 11 may 1982 at Calgary (Canada)
Death 13 july 2013 (at 31 years) at Vancouver (Canada)
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award

Cory Allan Michael Monteith (/mɒnˈtiːθ/; May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013) was a Canadian actor and musician, 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 an audition tape of him singing "Can't Fight This Feeling" helped to land him the most significant role of his career, Finn Hudson on Glee. Following his success on Glee, Monteith's film work included the movie Monte Carlo and a starring role in Sisters & Brothers.

Monteith had a troubled adolescence involving substance abuse from age 12; he left school at age 16. After an intervention by family and friends he entered drug rehabilitation at age 19. In a 2011 interview with Parade magazine, he discussed his history of substance abuse as a teen, and in March 2013, he again sought treatment for addiction. On July 13, 2013, he died of a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver hotel room.


Monteith began working with American actress Lea Michele in 2009, when they were cast as love interests on Glee. In early 2012, the media reported that they had begun dating. They remained together until his death a year and a half later.

Substance abuse
On March 31, 2013, Monteith's publicist announced that Monteith had admitted himself into a treatment facility for substance addiction. He had previously received substance abuse treatment over a decade earlier, when he was 19, following a history of drug use that began around the age of 12. According to Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy, Monteith's admission to rehab in March resulted from an emergency intervention on the Paramount lot, in which Murphy and other members of the Glee cast and crew urged Monteith to accompany doctors to the rehab facility, which had been arranged by the show. Monteith agreed, and was consequently written out of the final two episodes of Glee's fourth season, after being assured that he would still have his job upon his return. On April 26, 2013, it was reported that Monteith had completed his treatment.

At the time of his death, Monteith was living in Los Angeles, where Glee is filmed.

On Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the age of 31, Monteith was found dead in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver. He had been scheduled to check out that day following a seven-night stay, but when he failed to do so, hotel staff entered his room and discovered his body around noon. The Vancouver Police Department stated that the cause of death was not immediately apparent, but ruled out foul play. An autopsy was completed by the B.C. Coroners Service on July 15. The preliminary autopsy report stated that Monteith died from "a mixed drug toxicity" consisting of heroin and alcohol, and that his death appeared to have been accidental. The final report, released by the B.C. Coroners Service on 2 October 2013, confirmed these findings. It noted that Monteith also had codeine and morphine in his system at the time of his death, and that he was found with drug paraphernalia that included a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle, as well as two empty bottles of champagne. The coroner wrote that Monteith had experienced intermittent periods of drug abuse and abstinence throughout his life, and that "after a period of cessation from opioid drug use, a previously tolerated drug concentration level may become toxic and fatal."

Monteith's body was cremated in Vancouver on July 17, following a private viewing by his immediate family and girlfriend, Lea Michele. On July 25, Michele and Glee creator Ryan Murphy held a celebration of life for Monteith in Los Angeles, attended by cast, crew, and creators of the show, as well as colleagues from the show's network and studio. After consultation with Michele, who also plays Monteith's love interest on Glee, showrunners postponed production of Glee's fifth season to August rather than late July. Consequently, the season premiered a week later than planned. The season's third episode, "The Quarterback", aired on October 10, 2013, and served as a tribute to Monteith, focusing on the death of his character Finn Hudson. The show then began a brief hiatus, which lasted until November 7, 2013, due to the extra time that was needed to decide how to proceed with the show following the death. After "The Quarterback" aired, Murphy noted that he had decided to "keep mentioning Finn...We don't just say this is done and we're never going to go back to it, so that resonates throughout the year."

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, held on September 22, 2013, featured an extended tribute to Monteith by his Glee co-star Jane Lynch, along with four other actors who died in 2013. He was also featured in the "In Memoriam" segment of the 56th Grammy Awards.

Shortly after his death, Glee fans raised money to "name a star" after Monteith, after being inspired by a scene featuring his character on Glee.

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James Wong
James Wong
(1 films)
Glen Morgan
Glen Morgan
(1 films)
David Morse
David Morse
(1 films)
Carl Bessai
Carl Bessai
(1 films)
Amanda Crew
Amanda Crew
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Cory Monteith (15 films)

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McCanick (2014)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors David Morse, Rachel Nichols, Mike Vogel, Ciarán Hinds, Trevor Morgan, Cory Monteith
Roles Simon Weeks
Rating47% 2.358342.358342.358342.358342.35834
Eugene "Mack" McCanick (David Morse) is a detective who, along with partner Floyd Intrator (Mike Vogel), hunts down a young criminal named Simon Weeks (Cory Monteith) who was just released from prison.
All the Wrong Reasons, 1h59
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Cory Monteith, Karine Vanasse, Kevin Zegers, Emily Hampshire
Roles James Ascher
Rating60% 3.0003653.0003653.0003653.0003653.000365
The film is set in the Fairfax Department store, a big-box outlet in which Kate Ascher (Vanasse) works as a security guard while her husband James (Monteith) is the store's manager. Kate is unable to touch other people - including her husband - or even have them near her due to the traumatic stress of seeing her sister commit suicide. After James tries unsuccessfully to bring Kate out of her isolation, he pursues intimacy from one of the store's cashiers, Nicole (Hampshire).
Monte Carlo, 1h49
Directed by Thomas Bezucha
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes L'usurpation d'identité, Children's films, Escroquerie
Actors Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy Rodgers, Cory Monteith, Andie MacDowell, Brett Cullen
Roles Owen
Rating58% 2.915222.915222.915222.915222.91522
Grace Bennett is a Texas high-school student who works as a waitress with her best friend Emma Perkins to earn money for a trip to Paris after graduation. Grace's stepfather pays for her stepsister Meg Kelly to come with them on the trip. Emma goes to Paris despite her boyfriend Owen's proposal of marriage. After being left behind by their tour guide, the three girls seek refuge from the Paris rain in a posh hotel. There, the hotel staff and paparazzi mistake Grace for celebutante British heiress Cordelia Winthrop-Scott, Grace's double, who leaves rather than stay to attend an auction for a Romanian charity for which she is to donate an expensive Bulgari necklace. The Americans spend the night in Cordelia's suite, and the next day fly to Monte Carlo with Cordelia's luggage.
Glee: The Concert Movie, 1h30
Directed by Kevin Tancharoen
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Children's films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith
Roles Finn Hudson
Rating55% 2.7862252.7862252.7862252.7862252.786225
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie depicts a Glee Cast concert in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the group's Glee Live! In Concert! tour. It features behind-the-scenes footage, and a setlist of songs from the show's first and second seasons. As well as the behind-the-scenes footage, the film portrays the series' influence on teenagers, including one who is gay named Trenton, one with Asperger syndrome named Josey Pickering, and a cheerleader with short stature named Janae. The fan segments were created by documentary filmmaker Jennifer Arnold.
Sisters & Brothers, 1h30
Directed by Carl Bessai
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Cory Monteith, Dustin Milligan, Gabrielle Miller, Jay Brazeau, Amanda Crew, Camille Sullivan
Roles Justin
Rating47% 2.3689652.3689652.3689652.3689652.368965
Le peu courageux Dustin Milligan en a assez de vivre dans l'ombre de son frère, star du cinéma. Le troisième film de la trilogie de Carl Bessai sur la famille qui explore la vie et les relations de différents frères et soeurs.
The Boy Next Door, 1h29
Directed by Neill Fearnley
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Dina Meyer, Cory Monteith, Neill Fearnley, Barclay Hope, Karin Konoval, Crystal Lowe
Roles Jason
Rating48% 2.425772.425772.425772.425772.42577
Sara Wylde est écrivaine. Elle se retire à Christina Lake après un divorce tumultueux afin d'achever tranquillement son roman policier. Elle tombe bientôt amoureuse de son beau voisin. Mais ses fantasmes tournent au drame : le jeune homme est retrouvé mort sur une plage. Montrée du doigt par tous les habitants, Sara mène elle-même l'enquête. Elle découvre bientôt que son voisin n'était pas l'homme charmant qu'elle croyait être...
The Invisible, 1h42
Directed by David S. Goyer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Ghost films
Actors Justin Chatwin, Margarita Levieva, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Marquette, Alex O'Loughlin, Callum Keith Rennie
Roles Jimmy
Rating61% 3.0516553.0516553.0516553.0516553.051655
High school senior Nick Powell (Justin Chatwin) plans to skip his graduation and fly to London for a writing program, despite the plans his controlling mother, Diane (Marcia Gay Harden), has for him. While he is a top performer in school and cares deeply for creative writing, his mother often pressures him to succeed past his abilities and remains emotionally distant. Since Nick's father died unexpectedly the two have maintained a strained relationship.
White Noise 2: The Light, 1h39
Directed by Patrick Lussier
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff, Craig Fairbrass, Teryl Rothery, Tegan Moss, Adrian Holmes
Roles Scooter Guy
Rating56% 2.848742.848742.848742.848742.84874
After witnessing the murder of his wife and young son at the hands of Henry Caine (Craig Fairbrass), who then turned the gun on himself, Abe Dale (Nathan Fillion) is so distressed that he attempts to take his own life. A near-death experience follows that leaves Abe with the ability to identify those who are about to die. He acts on these premonitions to save three people from death, among them a nurse met during his recovery, Sherry Clarke (Katee Sackhoff).
Whisper (2007)
, 1h34
Directed by Steward Hendler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Josh Holloway, Blake Woodruff, Joel Edgerton, Sarah Wayne Callies, Dulé Hill, Julian Christopher
Roles Teenage Boy
Rating57% 2.8596552.8596552.8596552.8596552.859655
After being released from prison, convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) and his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), wish to have a fresh start by running a small diner of their own. However, the bank refuses to loan US$ 50,000.00 to them to open the business, and without alternatives, Max accepts the invitation of his former partner Sydney and his associate Vince to participate in the kidnapping of the eight-year-old David, the son of a wealthy woman in New England, under the command of a mysterious mastermind behind the kidnapping. After the successful abduction of the eight-year-old boy, David (played by Blake Woodruff), the group awaits ransom instructions in a secluded hideout. However, as they begin to become suspicious of each other, Max realizes the boy is not as innocent as he seemed. The boy commands various characters in the movie to kill each other.
Hybrid (2007)
, 1h30
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Actors Cory Monteith, Tinsel Korey, Justine Bateman, Brandon Jay McLaren, Gordon Tootoosis
Roles Aaron
Rating32% 1.6381.6381.6381.6381.638
It's an experiment in human behavior. It's an exploration of the most natural of animal impulses. It's something new under the moon. And it bites. When security dispatcher Aaron Scates is blinded in an explosion, he's put in the care of Dr. Andrea Hewlitt, famous in her field for spearheading extraordinary - though controversial - medical breakthroughs. Her newest is cross-species organ transplants, and Aaron is her first human subject. When a severely wounded wolf is brought to Dr. Hewlitt's office by museum curator Lydia Armstrong, Dr. Hewlitt leaps on the opportunity and successfully transplants the wolf's eyes to Aaron-despite Lydia's objections. Aaron, however, is thrilled. Not only can he see again, he can see in the dark. He also develops an unusually acute sense of hearing, and tears into a raw steak like never before. Unfortunately, he also begins to growl, and to target people as prey. Lydia knows why. Knowing Aaron is in danger - to himself and to others - Lydia confesses that she too is a cross-breed but has learned to channel her feral instincts into a source of strength, not violence, with the help of her shaman friend, Claude Robertson. After Lydia and Aaron explore their other animal instincts in the privacy of Lydia's lair, she takes him to Claude's for a rite-of-passage to integrate the young man's spirit with that of a wolf. But Dr. Hewitt's colleagues, who have seen Aaron's wilder side, are determined to hunt the beast down and destroy him. What they don't know is that Aaron has more on his side than a shaman and an empathetic girlfriend. He's made some new friends at the zoo. They travel in packs. And they don't need a full moon to commune.
Final Destination 3, 1h30
Directed by James Wong
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Amanda Crew, Alexz Johnson, Kris Lemche, Crystal Lowe
Roles Kahill
Rating58% 2.9029552.9029552.9029552.9029552.902955
High school student Wendy Christensen visits an amusement park with her boyfriend Jason Wise, best friend Carrie Dreyer, and Carrie's boyfriend
Bloody Mary, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Jaason Simmons, Matthew Borlenghi, Cory Monteith, Amber Borycki
Roles Paul Zuckerman
Rating34% 1.7147551.7147551.7147551.7147551.714755
The film begins with a group of nurses at a psychiatric hospital daring a fellow nurse, Nicole (Jessica Von), to go into the hospital's basement for a game of Bloody Mary. Playing what the others call "The Mirror Game", she releases the vengeful spirit and is snatched away. When Nicole is reported missing, her writer/reporter sister Natalie (Kim Tyler) decides to investigate on her own.
Deck the Halls, 1h33
Directed by John Whitesell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, Kristin Chenoweth, Mac Davis, Alex Hirsch
Roles Madison's Date
Rating50% 2.5047752.5047752.5047752.5047752.504775
Local eye doctor and Christmas expert Steve Finch (Matthew Broderick) wants his kids to have a great Christmas, packed with Steve's tried and true traditions, such as using an advent calendar, taking Christmas card pictures in matching sweaters, and getting a large tree. At night, he hears noises. He looks out his window and sees a moving truck. He and his wife Kelly (Kristin Davis) immediately know that "the new neighbors are moving in." In the morning, when Steve goes to get his paper, he is startled to see someone on his doorstep, stealing the paper, which causes him to spill coffee on himself. The stranger is his new neighbor Buddy Hall (Danny DeVito), a car salesman. Steve and Kelly also meet Buddy's wife Tia (Kristin Chenoweth).
Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep, 1h28
Directed by Tibor Takács
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films
Actors Charlie O'Connell, Victoria Pratt, Cory Monteith, Jack Scalia, Kristi Angus, Mike Dopud
Roles Michael
Rating36% 1.8208051.8208051.8208051.8208051.820805
As a child, Ray Reiter (Charlie O'Connell) was the sole survivor when a giant squid, or kraken, attacked his parents' boat. In the present, marine archaeologist Nicole (Victoria Pratt) and her assistants Michael (Cory Monteith) and Jenny (Kristi Angus) are searching for a legendary opal and a Trojan death mask in the same area.
Killer Bash
Directed by David DeCoteau
Genres Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Cory Monteith, Tara Wilson, Lindsay Maxwell, Sebastian Gacki, Paula Shaw, Graham Wardle
Roles Douglas Waylan Hart
Rating37% 1.851591.851591.851591.851591.85159
Thirty years ago, Robert Hyde, an outcast college student, was killed in a fraternity prank by the five members of the Delta boys. Since then, his tortured spirit has been haunting the campus, waiting for the perfect opportunity for revenge. A generation has passed and the sons of his five murderers are the new big men on campus - and Robert has the perfect plan to kill every one of them. He’s taking over the body of Becky Jekyll, a misfit campus loser. She changes from ugly duckling to sorority swan, assuring her entry into the in-crowd’s inner circle.