‘Glee’ Actor Cory Monteith Found Dead in Vancouver
Foul play is not suspected but an autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine how Monteith died, according to Vancouver police, who made a statement to the media.
Stars, friends and family are remembering Monteith on Twitter.
We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person.
— GLEE (@GLEEonFOX) July 14, 2013
Speechless. And for the worst reason.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) July 14, 2013
Mark Saling, who played ‘Puck’ on Glee:
going through a million memories and emotions today. ill love you always Brother Cory.
— Mark Salling (@MarkSalling) July 14, 2013
Iqbal Theba, who plays ‘Principal Figgins’ on Glee:
I have spent last night hugging my 10 yr old. May God give us the strength to deal with this Tragedy. I love u Cory
— iqbal theba (@iqbaltheba) July 14, 2013
Adam Shankman, who often directed ‘Glee,’ was crushed by the news.
Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. The lights in my world just grew dimmer. The world just lost one of our best. I love u so much…
— Adam Shankman (@adammshankman) July 14, 2013
Monteith’s character Finn wasn’t seen at the end of Glee’s last season, as he was going through rehab for substance abuse. He was just 31 years old. He and Lea Michele, his co-star who plays Rachel on Glee, were planning on getting married in a few weeks.