The actor was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver after not checking out at the time he was expected to leave on Saturday (July 13).
Other co-stars including The Glee Project winner Damian McGinty, Kristin Chenoweth, Dot-Marie Jones, Lauren Potter, and Iqbal Theba have released statements, as well as some of the other cast and crew from the show.
Mark Salling: “no”
Damian McGinty: “The guy I shot my first acting scene with. The nicest guy I’ve met. Can’t believe it.”
Kristin Chenoweth (April Rhodes, guest star): “RIP CoryMontieth. You will be loved. Always.”
Dot-Marie Jones (Coach Bieste): “I HAVE NO WORDS! MY HEART IS BROKEN CORY WAS NOT ONLY A HELL OF A FRIEND HE WAS ONE AMAZING MEN THAT I WILL HOLD CLOSE TO MY HEART FOREVER… I AM BLESSED TO HAVE WORKED WITH HIM AND LOVE HIM SO MUCH! MY HEART IS WITH HID FAMILY AND OUR WHOLE GLEE FAMILY! I LOVE YOU ALL!”
Iqbal Theba (Principal Figgins): “OMG!! My Cory…”
Patrick Gallagher (Ken Tanaka): “So very sad…too soon for a really wonderful and talented guy #RipCoryMonteith”
Lamarcus Tinker (Shane Tinsley): “R.I.P @CoryMonteith .It was honor & privilege,to have worked with him. My prayers are with his family & friends! Much Love Always! God Bless”
Adam Shankman (Frequent Glee Director): “Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. The lights in my world just grew dimmer. The world just lost one of our best. I love u so much…”
Adam Anders (Glee‘s Music Producer): “Words can’t express my grief. I lost a brother today. God please take care of my friend @CoryMonteith”
Source: Just Jared