Canadian actor Cory Monteith held a number of odd jobs — including Wal-Mart greeter, school bus driver and cab driver — before becoming an actor.
Monteith has held a recurring role on Kyle XY and has also appeared in Smallville, Supernatural, Interns and the cable series Kaya. Monteith’s film credits include Final Destination 3, Deck the Halls and The Invisible.
Monteith is best known for his role as Finn Hudson on Fox’s Glee. It was on the show’s set that he met his girlfriend, costar Lea Michele.
The actor was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on July 13, 2013. He was 31.