Best-selling author Tom Clancy – who wrote mega novels like the Jack Ryan series The Hunt For Red October, Patriot Six and The sum of All Fears – has died.
Clancy died at a hospital in Baltimore, his publisher confirmed on Tuesday. The details surrounding his death was not revealed.
Clancy’s Jack Ryan character has been played by actors like Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford. He was a pioneer in military thrillers, and many of his novels have been adapted into major Hollywood movies and video games.
He was 66.