'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Dies, 31Actor Found in Vancouver Hotel 7/14/2013 5:57 PM Eastern
Monteith portrayed romantic lead Finn Hudson on the Fox musical dramedy since its first season in 2009. He won a Teen Choice Award for the role in 2011.
In a statement, the Glee executive producers, Fox and studio 20th Centry Fox Television said "We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person. He was a true joy to work with and we will all miss him tremendously. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones."