Cory Monteith 1982-2013

Cory Monteith & Lea Michele: Their Love Story

How the couple's reel-to-real romance grew from cozy costar days to tough togetherness

SEALED WITH A KISS

Any questions about the Glee costars' relationship status were answered when the twosome were caught on camera smooching during a New York Rangers playoff game at Madison Square Garden in May 2012. "He really, really inspires me, " Michele later told PEOPLE, "and he motivates me and I think he's just so talented."