When Cory Monteith died in 2013, “Glee” fans were devastated. Monteith was about to get married to his on and off screen girlfriend, Lea Michele, and he was about to start filming season five of “Glee.” Three years later, Monteith’s influence and character continue to impact fans everywhere. Here’s why he will never be forgotten.
1. He was kind to everyone.
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Cory Monteith was an extremely kind person both on and off screen. On screen, he played Finn in “Glee.” Finn was a quarterback on the football team, but he wasn't a typical jock who picked on other people. Finn stood up for the outcasts even if his teammates made fun of him because of it. Off screen, he was kind to everyone. He was always willing to lend a hand or give advice to people when they needed it.
2. He was goofy.
Unlike many celebrities, Cory Monteith wasn't hellbent on having a perfect image. Monteith accepted his flaws and he even laughed about them. He wasn't afraid to call himself awkward or too tall. He even admitted that he was a bad dancer. However, that never stopped him from dancing.
3. He was great at giving advice.
Cory Monteith always knew the right thing to say. He was wise when it came to life lessons. He knew that the key to life was being kind and appreciating what you have. Monteith was aware that life is short and it shouldn't be taken for granted.
4. He was smart in his own way.
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Being smart doesn't mean being perfectly accurate. People can be smart in their own ways and that was the case with Cory Monteith.
5. He was a great role model.
6. He truly loved his fans.
Cory Monteith really cared by bout his fans. He never said no to taking a picture with a fan or signing an autograph for them. He always made it a priority to show his fans how much he appreciated and loved them.