Chet Huntley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 10, 1911

Death Date

Mar 20, 1974

Age of Death

62 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Place of Death

Mar 20, 1974


Tv Show Host

The tv show host Chet Huntley died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Newscaster and co-anchor of The Huntley-Brinkley Report on NBC. Also an author, he published a 1968 memoir entitled The Generous Years: Remembrances of a Frontier Boyhood.

He married Ingrid Rolin on February 23, 1936; the couple divorced in 1959, and he married Tippy Stringer that same year.



“I hesitate to get into the gutter with this guy.” (Chet Huntley)