Cory Monteith

1982 - 2013

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Cory Allan Michael Monteith (; May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013) was a Canadian actor and musician best 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. During his success on the show, he also acted in films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cory Monteith has received more than 12,018,424 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Cory Monteith is the 2,122nd most popular actor (up from 2,210th in 2019), the 172nd most popular biography from Canada and the 51st most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 44

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  • 5.04

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  • 3.91

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Among actors, Cory Monteith ranks 2,122 out of 10,030Before him are Claude Rains, Cheryl Ladd, Brigitte Lin, Maria Tănase, Christopher Meloni, and Lauren Hutton. After him are Eric Braeden, Wallace Beery, Erik Estrada, Vladimir Menshov, Tobias Moretti, and John Stamos.

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Among people born in 1982, Cory Monteith ranks 23Before him are Yelena Isinbayeva, Thiago Motta, Hyun Bin, Pepe Reina, Paul Wesley, and Alberto Contador. After him are Michael Essien, Nicki Minaj, Elisha Cuthbert, Son Ye-jin, Antonio Cassano, and Jodie Whittaker. Among people deceased in 2013, Cory Monteith ranks 162Before him are Jimmy Fontana, Gérard de Villiers, S. N. Goenka, Francis Hong Yong-ho, Patti Page, and Armando Trovajoli. After him are Gerda Lerner, Henrique Rosa, Richard Ramirez, Jean Vincent, Amedeo Amadei, and Syd Field.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Cory Monteith ranks 172 out of 1,130Before him are Maud Menten (1879), Henri Richard (1936), Alanis Morissette (1974), Stephen Harper (1959), Louis Nirenberg (1925), and Bret Hart (1957). After him are Neil Peart (1952), Walter Pidgeon (1897), Brian Mulroney (1939), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Hume Cronyn (1911), and Diana Krall (1964).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Cory Monteith ranks 51Before him are Shirley Douglas (1934), Rick Moranis (1953), Cobie Smulders (1982), John Ireland (1914), Tommy Chong (1938), and Sandra Oh (1971). After him are Walter Pidgeon (1897), Hume Cronyn (1911), August Schellenberg (1936), Elisha Cuthbert (1982), Elliot Page (1987), and Florence Lawrence (1886).

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