Glee castmates marked the third anniversary of Cory Monteith’s death, using the hashtag “#3YearsWithoutCory” on social media. Monteith starred as Finn Hudson on the first four seasons of the FOX musical comedy-drama series. Glee stars including then-girlfriend Lea Michele, as well as Matthew Morrison, Naya Rivera, Chord Overstreet, Jenna Ushkowitz, Heather Morris, Harry Shum Jr., Diana Agron, and Kevin McHale honored Monteith’s passing.
Monteith died on July 13, 2016 from a heroin and alcohol overdose, prior to the fifth season of the six season series from creators Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk, and Ryan Murphy. Monteith’s other TV series work includes Kaya (2007) and Kyle XY (2006-7), as well as appearances on Stargate SG-1 (2006), Whistler (2006), Smallville (2005), Supernatural (2005), and Stargate Atlantis (2004).
The minutes become days, and the days become years…but you always remain so close. I miss you, Brother. pic.twitter.com/VAy5MmVbVo
— Matthew Morrison (@Matt_Morrison) July 13, 2016
Always missed and never forgotten. ❤️ #3YearsWithoutCory
— Naya Rivera Dorsey (@NayaRivera) July 13, 2016
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Three years ago my best friend wasabout to get married, I was 7 months pregnant and was delivered the news that Cory had passed I was weary to get too emotional in fear that I would go into labor too early. Not only was cory the most genuine, always the guy to stop and say hi to fans, but he made everyone around him laugh….obv this photo is proof. He was our family. We miss u bud. #3yearswithoutcory
— Harry Shum Jr (@HarryShumJr) July 14, 2016
— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) July 13, 2016
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