Chester Robert Huntley aka "Chet Huntley" was a newscaster and anchor, best known for co-anchoring NBC's news program "The Huntley-Brinkley Report", for 14 years. He was awarded with the Alfred I. duPont Award in the year 1956. He was the son of Percy Adams Huntley and Blanche Wadine Huntley. He studied at Cornish College of the Arts located in Seattle and later in 1934, he earned a degree in speech and drama from the University of Washington.
Moving on to his personal life, through out his life he was married twice. His first marriage lasted 23 years long and from that relation he had two daughters. After the divorce with his first wife, he married another lady with whom he don't have any children. The couple was never divorced, it was Chet's death which made them apart. He died of lung cancer at the age of 62.