Actress Lea Michele has paid tribute to her late boyfriend Cory Monteith on the first anniversary of his death.

Monteith died in a hotel room in Vancouver, Canada following a drug and alcohol-related overdose a year ago and on Sunday (13Jul14), the Glee star took to to honour the tragic actor.

Sharing a picture of Monteith on the beach on the social networking site, she writes, "We hold you in our hearts today, and every day we remember your smile. We will love you and miss you always."

Michele also posted a photo of herself and Monteith on

The actress was not the only Glee castmember to pay tribute to Monteith on Sunday.

Actor Matthew Morrison writes, "I personally believe Cory was reborn into some other beautiful form a year ago today. I celebrate him and his life... Wherever that may be," while Amber Riley adds, "I remember your smile and your warm hugs! 1 year without you and your presence is still felt. Miss and love u everyday big bro Our Angel (sic)".