'Glee' star Cory Montieth found dead in room at Vancouver hotel
Vancouver police say Alberta born actor Cory Montieth, star of the hit show "Glee" has been found dead in a city hotel.
Montieth was 31.
The B.C. Coroner's Office says Montieth was found deceased in his room on the 21st flood of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel around noon local time on Saturday.
A spokesman said the cause of death was not immediately apparent, however, police say there was no indication of foul play.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause of death.
Best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee, Montieth was born in Calgary and raised in Victoria, B.C.
Before becoming an actor, he worked in Nanaimo, B.C as a Wal-Mart people greeter, taxicab driver, school bus driver, and roofer.
Montieth played minor roles in Final Destination 3, Whisper and Deck the Halls, had a recurring role in Kyle XY and also appeared in Smallville, Supernatural, Flash Gordon and Stargate SG-1.
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