On July 13, 2013, he died of a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol in a Vancouver hotel room.After the divorce he saw little of his father due to Joe Monteith's military service, and he had social difficulties at school.
Although he was not a singer before being cast as Finn, Monteith sang lead or joint lead on a large number of songs on the show.
; May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013) was a Canadian actor and musician, known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee.
As an actor based in British Columbia, Monteith had minor roles on television series before being cast on Glee.
The Vancouver Police Department stated that the cause of death was not immediately apparent, but ruled out foul play.
The final report, released by the British Columbia Coroners Service on October 2, 2013, confirmed these findings.