Remarkably, young Lea only auditioned for Les Miserables to support one of her friends – but she managed to land the role of young Cosette herself.
Cory Monteith will always live in Lea Michele‘s heart.On Saturday, the “Glee” actress paid tribute to her late boyfriend and former co-star on the sixth anniversary of his death, posting a scenic snap on Twitter with a touching caption.Lea has released a number of different singles, with her most recent release Love is Alive being released in March 2017 ahead of new album, Places.Her debut, Cannonball, debuted at No.75 on the Billboard Hot 100.star shared a heartfelt quote alongside a photo of the ocean, telling her followers, "There are some who bring a light so great to the world, that even after they have gone, the light remains."The actress, who was dating her co-star at the time of his death, continues to pay tribute to the man she once called "the best boyfriend."In 2016, the actress honored him on the anniversary of his passing by sharing a photo of Cory on the beach.
"We may not have gotten to share a lifetime together..the memories...they're the best of my life," Lea reflected at the time.family even more recently, with the passing of Mark Salling in January. And while it has been five years since Monteith's passing, Lea has found happiness again with fiancé Zandy Reich.She has supported a number of different charities, including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation.Romance was rife among the co-stars of Glee, and there wasn’t a couple more golden than Lea Michele and Cory Monteith.This isn’t the first time Michele has honored Monteith with a sweet tribute.Last year, the “Scream Queens” star, who married Zandy Reich in March, posted a similar sentiment online.The 31-year-old actress announced on Instagram that she's engaged, almost five years after the tragic death of her ex-boyfriend Corey Monteith.