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As an actor based in British Columbia, Monteith had minor roles on television series before being cast on Glee.
Following his success in that show, Monteith's film work included the movie Monte Carlo and a starring role in Sisters & Brothers.
After Maureen Webb suggested Cory take acting classes; Monteith started acting classes with Anthony Meindl. When Glee was being cast, Monteith's agent, Elena Kirschner, submitted a video of him drumming with some pencils and Tupperware containers.
Canadian director Gia Milani's film All The Wrong Reasons stars Monteith as "a big box department store manager whose wife is struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder." Milani suggests he was excited to play his own age, in a "heavy role." He filmed his part on weekdays, flying to Los Angeles on weekends to do promotional work for Glee. Series creator Ryan Murphy took notice of the video, but pointed out that he had to be singing, as auditioning actors for Glee with no theatrical experience were required to prove they could sing and dance as well as act. Not only for Glee, but for anything in life." Finn is the star quarterback of his high school football team, and risks alienation from his friends by joining the school's glee club.
After an intervention by family and friends, he entered drug rehabilitation at age 19.
In the second season's eighth episode, "Furt", Tim Stack of Entertainment Weekly noted "It's been a while since we've gotten some Finn focus, and I think I just missed Cory Monteith.
But I also forgot what a good, natural actor he can be".
The final report, released by the British Columbia Coroners Service on October 2, 2013, confirmed these findings.
It noted that Monteith also had codeine and morphine in his system at the time of his death, and that he was found with drug paraphernalia that included a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle, as well as two empty bottles of champagne.
Monteith said of his casting process, "I was like a lot of kids, looking for something to be interested in. He is a popular jock at the top of the school's social hierarchy, but when forced to join the glee club, he finds he loves it.