Cory Monteith’s four 'Glee' years

Cory Monteith, the Canadian-born star of the hit TV show Glee, has been found dead in his Vancouver hotel room.

2010 Gemini Awards Gala

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 13: Host/actor Cory Monteith attends the 25th Annual Gemini Awards Gala at the Winter Garden Theatre on November 13, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)

Glee Live! In Concert! At The Staples Center

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 28: (L-R) Actors/singers Amber Riley, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Dianna Agron, Harry Shum Jr., Lea Michele, Jenna Ushkowitz, Mark Salling, Chord Overstreet and Heather Morris perform at Glee Live! at the Staples Center on May 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

2010 Style Awards - Arrivals

WESTWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 12: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the 2010 Hollywood Style Awards at the Hammer Museum on December 12, 2010 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

"Glee" In New York Press Conference

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: (L-R) Dante Di Loreto, Darren Criss, Harry Shum Jr., Ryan Murphy, Heather Morris, Kevin McHale, Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk. Chord Overstreet, Mark Salling and Cory Monteith of Glee pose with Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg during the "Glee" In New York Press Conference at Gershwin Theatre on April 25, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game One

VANCOUVER, CANADA - MAY 15: Actor Cory Monteith of Glee checks his mobile phone during the game between the San Jose Sharks and the Vancouver Canucks during Game One of the Western Conference Finals during the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena on May 15, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Canucks defeated the Sharks 3-2. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Paley Center For Media's Paleyfest 2011 Event Honoring "Glee"

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 16: (L-R) Actor Matthew Morrison, actress Jane Lynch and actor Cory Monteith attend the Paley Center for Media's Paleyfest 2011 Event honoring "Glee" at the Saban Theatre on March 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

68th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 02: Actress/singer Selena Gomez (L) and actor Cory Monteith arrive at Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center on April 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

68th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: (L-R) Josh Sussman, Matthew Morrison, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Jenna Ushkowitz, Darren Criss, producer Ryan Murphy, Mark Salling, Chris Colfer, Lauren Potter, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr., Dianna Agron, Jayma Mays, Jane Lynch, Naya Rivera, Heather Morris, Cory Monteith and cast/crew of "Glee" pose with the award for Best Television Series (Comedy or Musical) for "Glee" in the press room at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

"Glee" Academy Screening And Q&A

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 04: Singers Matthew Morrison and Cory Monteith attend the "Glee" Academy Screening and Q&A on May 4, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

2011 Fox Upfront

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Actor Cory Monteith attends the 2011 Fox Upfront at Wollman Rink - Central Park on May 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Glee Live! In Concert! At The Mandalay Bay Events Center

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: (L-R) Actress Dianna Agron and actors Cory Monteith and Mark Salling perform during the kickoff of the Glee Live! In Concert! tour at the Mandalay Bay Events Center May 21, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" - Red Carpet

WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 06: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" held at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" - Red Carpet

WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 06: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" held at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" - Red Carpet

WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 06: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" held at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" - Red Carpet

WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 06: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" held at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" - Arrivals

WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 06: Actor Cory Monteith arrives at the Premiere Of Twentieth Century Fox's "Glee The 3D Concert Movie" at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Glee! Live In Concert - Toronto, ON

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 11: (L-R) Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Naya Rivera of the TV show 'Glee' perform at Air Canada Centre on June 11, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)

2011 Teen Choice Awards - Show

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 07: (L-R) Actors Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, and Ashley Fink onstage during the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

2011 Teen Choice Awards - Show

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 07: (L-R) Actors Jenna Ushkowitz, Kevin McHale, Harry Shum Jr., Chord Overstreet, Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Ashley Fink accept the Choice Comedy award onstage during the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

11th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Inside

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 09: Actors Lea Michele and Cory Monteith inside the 11th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball sponsored by Audi, Grey Goose, Kayne Anderson and smartwater on June 9th, 2012 (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images For Chrysalis)

"Sisters & Brothers" Portraits - 2011 Toronto Film Festival

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11: Actor Jay Brazeau, actress Gabrielle Miller, actor Cory Monteith, Ben Ratner, Gabrielle Rose, Leena Manro, actress Camille Sullivan, director Carl Bessai, and actor Dustin Milligan of "Sisters & Brothers" poses during the 2011 Toronto Film Festival at Guess Portrait Studio on September 11, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Matt Carr/Getty Images)

"GLEE" 300th Musical Performance Special Taping

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actors Lea Michele (L) and Cory Monteith appear at the "GLEE" 300th musical performance special taping at Paramount Studios on October 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

iHeartRadio Music Festival - Day 2 - Show

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor Cory Monteith speaks onstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 24, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

2012 Do Something Awards - Show

SANTA MONICA, CA - AUGUST 19: Actor Cory Monteith accepts award onstage during the 2012 Do Something Awards at Barker Hangar on August 19, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for VH1)

2012 Do Something Awards - Backstage And Audience

SANTA MONICA, CA - AUGUST 19: (L-R) Actors Lea Michele and Cory Monteith attend the 2012 Do Something Awards at Barker Hangar on August 19, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

2012 People's Choice Awards - Backstage And Audience

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: Actors Lea Michele with the award for "Favorite TV Comedy Actress" and Cory Monteith attend the 2012 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for PCA)

2012 NHL Awards - Show

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 20: Actor Cory Monteith presents an award during the 2012 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas on June 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards - Show

SANTA MONICA, CA - JANUARY 10: Presenters Cory Monteith (L) and Emmy Rossum speak onstage at the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hangar on January 10, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Show

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Actor Cory Monteith walks onstage during Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center on March 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for KCA)

Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Show

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Actor Cory Monteith and Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas speak onstage during Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center on March 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for KCA)

12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 08: Actor Cory Monteith (L) arrives at the 12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Chrysalis)

12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Inside

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 08: Actors Cory Monteith(L) and Lea Michele attend the 12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Chrysalis)

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 27: Actress Lea Michele and actor Cory Monteith attend the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)