The actor, who played heartthrob Finn Hudson on "Glee," was 31 years old.His death was ruled an accident, the coroner's office announced Wednesday, October 2.

The findings concluded that Monteith "died of mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use combined with the ingestion of alcohol."Monteith apparently had several people over to his room at one point Friday night, but Le Pard said Monteith, who had checked in July 6, was seen on hotel surveillance video returning to his room in the early morning hours by himself. Ned Vizzini, author of "It's Kind of a Funny Story," died December 19 of blunt impact injuries to the head, torso and extremities.

Jeffrey Ian Pollack, left, who directed the popular 1990s films "Booty Call" and "Above the Rim" and produced "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," was found dead on December 23. Vizzini committed suicide, according to the New York City medical examiner's office, though the office did not immediately say how. Renowned psychic Sylvia Browne, a leader in the paranormal world who appeared regularly on television and radio and also wrote dozens of top-selling books, died November 20 in a northern California hospital, according to her website.

The singer-songwriter-guitarist enjoyed a 50-year career playing with many of music's biggest stars -- notably the Beatles -- but personal commercial success eluded him.

Ray Dolby, the American inventor who changed the way people listen to sound in their homes, on their phones and in cinemas, died September 12 in San Francisco. The founder of Dolby Laboratories had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for a number of years and in July was diagnosed with acute leukemia.

The never-before-scene snapshot is labeled "Bleeker St." and dated "2012," presumably taken one year before Monteith suddenly died from a drug overdose at age 31.

Lea and Cory, who met on the set of Over the past week, Michele's childhood and early years in Hollywood has taken center stage on her social media page.

She is pictured here with her granddaughter Angelia and son Christopher.

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her London home on November 17, her publisher said.

Ex-heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison died September 1, according to his former promoter Tony Holden. Morrison defeated George Foreman in 1993 for the World Boxing Organization's heavyweight title.