Cory Monteith 1982-2013

PHOTOS: Cory Monteith's Hollywood Life

From high school dropout to on-screen quarterback, we remember the late Glee star

FINDING HIS WAY

By ninth grade, he had quit school, picking up part-time jobs and playing the drums in a local band until meeting casting director Maureen Webb. "It didn't even occur to me what actors did," he later tells the Times Colonist. Three weeks later, he moves to Vancouver "with just a bag of T-shirts and two pairs of pants."