His sudden passing was quite a shock to the public and at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards, fans and colleagues joined in remembering Cory Monteith.
Stepping up for the “Glee” actor, co-star Jane Lynch spoke eloquently about the young man, who passed earlier this year.
This summer on Glee, we suffered a painful death in our family. Cory Monteith played Finn Hudson, a star quarterback turned wide-eyed heartfelt glee singer and from the first time you saw Cory, he had a star quality and a genuine sweetness that made it impossible not to fall in love with him, Jane said.
In July, the 31-year-old rising star was found dead in his hotel in Vancouver from a toxic mix of heroin and alcohol.
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