Jane Lynch during an appearance onThe Tonight Show With Jay Leno, spoke about her Glee co-star Cory Monteith, wasfound dead last Saturday in Vancouver at age 31.
When the talk show host asked what kind of a person Monteith was, an emotional Lynch said he was a “real bright light” while praising him. “He knew he was breathing rarified air, the gifts that this show, this wonderful show, gave us. And he was one of those guys who was always aware that it was a gift.”
She continued: "He was quite generous and one of those adventurous types of people… I don't think he left one day unlived."
Lynch recalled a story of how Monteith paid to fly across the country to meet a sick child whose last wish was to meet him. "That's the kind of guy he was. Just a real giver," she said.
Cory Monteith wasfound dead last Saturday in Vancouver at age 31.
Watch Lynch discussing the death of her Glee co-star in the video above.