The character was portrayed by Cory Monteith and first appeared on television when Glee initially premiered its pilot episode on Fox on May 19, 2009.
Finn was developed by Glee creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan.
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.
"Jessie's Girl", which Finn performed as a solo, was certified gold in Australia, one of only three singles to do so from the show's releases in that country; he was joint lead on "Don't Stop Believin' When Glee was being cast, Monteith's Vancouver agent, Elena Kirschner, submitted a video of him drumming with some pencils and Tupperware containers.
A popular jock at the top of the school's social hierarchy, when he finds himself forced to join the school's glee club, he discovers that he loves it, although he risks alienation from his friends by remaining a member.
His storylines see him struggle with his decision to stay in the club, which is at the bottom of the social ladder, while he maintains his popular reputation and the respect of the other jocks.
The 30-year-old actress held up a black and white Polaroid of herself cuddling up to former Lea has paid tribute to Cory on social media every year since his death, and last year shared an image of the actor walking towards the sea on Facebook, adding the caption: "We may not have gotten to share a lifetime together..
Finn Hudson is a fictional character from the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee.