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Tributes For Cory Monteith, Dead At 31
July 14, 2013
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Tributes continue to pour in for Cory Monteith, the Calgary-born actor and star of 'Glee', found dead in a Vancouver hotel Saturday. He was 31.

Police in Vancouver said there was no indication of foul play. Monteith was discovered by hotel staff after he missed his check-out time, police say.

"We do not have a great deal of information as to cause of death," B.C.'s chief coroner Lisa Lapointe said.

Monteith, who had spoken about struggles with addiction in the past, admitted himself to a treatment facility for "substance addiction" in April.

He was open about his troubled past. As a teen, he said he stole from his family to fuel his drug addiction. In a 2011 interview with George, Cory spoke about those dark days and why he decided to publicly own up to his past.

"If I can, through my experience, shed light on the way out of a difficult situation that I know many kids are experiencing, just like I did when I was a teenager, that's huge," he said.

Cory's 'Glee' co-stars and fellow actors are among those who took to Twitter to pay tribute to the much-loved actor.

"We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss," his representatives at Viewpoint Public Relations in Los Angeles said in a statement.

Here's George's full interview with Cory from 2011. At the time, Cory was promoting the film Sisters and Brothers, in which he played a Hollywood superstar brought back to reality by his brother, played by Cory's real-life buddy, actor Dustin Milligan.


PHOTO: Cory Monteith and George

Cory Monteith on Coming Clean About his Troubled Past

FULL EPISODE: Cory Monteith And Adrienne Clarkson


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