Cory Monteith Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th July 2015

Tweet: "Today we remember the laughter and joy you brought into our lives every day. We think of you always and love you so". Actress Lea Michele honours her late boyfriend and GLEE co-star Cory Monteith on the second anniversary of his death from a 2013 drug overdose.

11th May 2015

Tweet: "I know you're serenading everyone right now.. We love you Cory! Happy Birthday.." Actress Lea Michele remembers her late boyfriend and GLEE co-star Cory Monteith, who would have turned 33 on Monday (11May15). He died from a heroin and alcohol overdose in 2013.

24th February 2015

Fact: Glee star Lea Michele took one important memento from the set of the hit show on her last day of filming on Saturday (21Feb15) - late boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith's character's famous football jersey. The prop was framed and placed on the wall of the show's choir room following his death in 2013. Michele shared a snap of herself on walking off the set with the frame in hand, along with the caption, "One last thing." The Golden Globe-winning series ends its six-season run next month (Mar15).

17th July 2014

Quote: "The loss is horrendous. Until three days ago I couldn't look at a picture of Cory... So there's been progress." Cory Monteith's mother, Ann MCGregor, is still struggling to come to terms with the death of the Glee actor. The 31 year old was found dead from a drug overdose in his Vancouver, Canada hotel room on 13 July, 2013.

11th May 2014

Tweet: "The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts.. We love you so. Happy Birthday." Actress/singer Lea Michele paid tribute to her late boyfriend Cory Monteith on what would have been his 32nd birthday on Sunday (11May14). The tragic Glee star died of a drug overdose in July (13).

28th February 2014

Quote: "We talked about a lot of things. We talked about children and what we would look like when we grew old and who would be fat and how we would stay thin. We talked about where we wanted to go and what we wanted to do. We were done. We were it. When you're at that place in your life with someone, you talk about everything." Glee star Lea Michele had her whole future planned with her boyfriend Cory Monteith. The Canadian actor died from a drug overdose last July (13), aged 31.

13th December 2013

Quote: "I'm really happy because Cory got to hear all but two of the songs on the record - he had lots of notes all the time. When I would come home and play him a song, he would listen to it in the car because it had the best sound system." Glee star Lea Michele recalls playing her new album, Louder, for her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith, who died in July (13).

22nd August 2013

Tweet: "Just read Cory Monteith memorial episode. Most beautiful thing. Thank you, (Glee Co-creators) Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan." Glee star Jane Lynch is moved after reading the script for an upcoming tribute episode for tragic castmember Cory Monteith.

16th August 2013

Quote: "I hope fans remember just his spirit. He was a really great, great human being, and he was a great, great person. I had so much respect for him, will always have so much respect for him, so I hope that's what people remember." Actor Chris Colfer on his late Glee co-star Cory Monteith.

13th August 2013

Fact: Cory Monteith's final two movies will both receive their world premieres at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival in his native Canada. Director Gia Milani's All The Wrong Reasons, the actor's penultimate project, was recently announced as one of the screeners to debut at the September (13) event, and now festival organisers have added cop drama McCanick, in which the Glee star plays a drug-addicted hustler, to the line-up. The 31 year old died last month (Jul13) following an accidental drug and alcohol overdose.

7th August 2013

Fact: Glee star Lea Michele has shared a photo from the set of the show's upcoming fifth season. The actress is back at work following the death of her boyfriend and co-star Cory Monteith last month (Jul13) and the picture, posted on her page, shows her sitting in a bedroom.

30th July 2013

Tweet: "So thankful that I and so many of you got to experience Cory's overwhelming kindness, humour and talent. There will not be a day that goes by that I won't miss him. Thank you all for your incredible support and patience." Actor Kevin McHale pays tribute to his Glee co-star Cory Monteith, who died in Canada earlier this month (Jul13) after a drink and drugs binge. The pair played fellow high school students in the U.S. Tv show.

26th July 2013

Quote: "It's still really sad but it was beautiful. (It was) nice to all be together again." Jane Lynch on reuniting with her Glee castmates to remember tragic actor Cory Monteith on Thursday (25Jul13). The star died on 13 July (13) after a drink and drugs binge.

25th July 2013

Tweet: "@msleamichele see you soon. @JaimeFeld and I are bringing over some grub." Actor Kevin Zegers is supporting his friend Lea Michele as she deals with the death of her boyfriend Cory Monteith earlier this month (Jul13).

16th July 2013

Fact: Actor Darren Criss paid tribute to his tragic Glee co-star Cory Monteith on Monday (15Jul13) by pinning a black ribbon to his suit as a symbol of mourning as he attended the New York premiere for his new movie Girl Most Likely. The red carpet event took place just two days after Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver, Canada hotel room, aged 31.

16th July 2013

Fact: Glee star Cory Monteith's appearance on indepth talk show Inside the Actors Studio, during which he talked at length about his past drug problems, is to re-air in America on Thursday (18Jul13) as a tribute to the late actor, who died on Saturday (13Jul13), aged 31. The episode, which also featured Monteith's Glee co-stars, originally aired in April, 2012.

22nd April 2013

Quote: "He's such an amazing person, and it takes a lot to be able to admit that you have a problem and then seek help. We're all one big family, and he's a member of our family so we want to see him better." Naya Rivera has thrown her support behind her Glee co-star Cory Monteith as he battles his demons in rehab.

3rd April 2013

Tweet: "Still so overwhelmed by all the love and well wishes we have received from you all... my heart is so full." Lea Michele reaches out to her followers after they offered support following the news her boyfriend and Glee co-star Cory Monteith had checked into rehab.

10th December 2012

Quote: "I don't even remember a time when he wasn't my boyfriend. For the first time in my life, I feel really, really settled and happy. I feel like the luckiest girl in the world." Actress Lea Michele gushes about her Glee co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith.

16th November 2012

Quote: "I cooked something for my boyfriend the other day, and I don't think he really liked it. I made him a little breakfast, like my version of an Italian croque-madame or something, but I think the eggs were raw and not cooked! It wasn't very good, but he was a very good sport." Vegan actress Lea Michele admits her attempt at making breakfast for her Glee co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith didn't work out that well.

8th November 2012

Quote: "You've gotta stay with your fitness, man... Not inhaling pounds and pounds of food that is bad for you... I was a terrible eater... You've just gotta cut that stuff out and go for a run every now and then." Glee star Cory Monteith on his new fitness regime.

6th April 2011

Quote: "I'm handy around the house. I hang TVs, fix water heaters and drill holes in stuff." Glee star Cory Monteith is a handyman.

20th February 2011

Quote: "I saw that movie 23 times in the theatre. Me and my one friend, we went over and over again... and we would yell the lines of the movie at the screen." Glee star Cory Monteith was a big fan of John Travolta's 1996 movie Broken Arrow growing up.

26th January 2011

Quote: "I get carded every single time I walk into anything resembling a bar." Glee star Cory Monteith, 28, on the downside of playing a teen on TV.

25th January 2011

Fact: Glee star Cory Monteith once worked as a school bus driver.

14th December 2010

Fact: Glee star Cory Monteith was honoured for his fashion sense at the 2010 Hollywood Style Awards, walking away with the Future Style Icon prize. The actor was presented with the accolade by Disney star Selena Gomez at Sunday's (12Dec10) Las Vegas ceremony.

1st December 2010

Fact: New Glee star Darren Criss originally auditioned for the role of Finn in the musical's cast, but lost out to Canadian actor Cory Monteith. He later landed the character of Blaine.

26th October 2010

Quote: "She sings because, of course, she's fabulous and incredibly talented and our guest star - she sings the leads. I'm just in the background. I'll take it! I'm like dancing around with Gwyneth Paltrow!" Cory Monteith on the Shakespeare In Love actress' upcoming Glee episode.

20th September 2010

Quote: "There's been a lot of slow times in the acting. I've done a lot of things to make money in those times... I was a Walmart people greeter... You stand at the front and you say, 'Hi, welcome to Walmart.'" GLEE star Cory Monteith worked in discount retail before finding fame.

28th July 2010

Fact: GLEE stars Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Cory Monteith and Mark Salling will co-host the upcoming Teen Choice Awards with pop star Katy Perry.

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