Masterful and legendary author Tom Clancy has died, according to a report from TMZ on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Author of "Patriot Games," "Rainbow Six," "The Hunt for Red October," and numerous others has officially passed away as told by his publisher.
Tom Clancy was only 66-years-old.
There is not a whole lot known about Clancy's death at this time, and details are very limited. What is known is that Clancy died at a hospital in the same city where he was born, Baltimore, Maryland.
So many people are familiar with Clancy for his books and also for the famous films and video games that are based on his works. Surely, someone among your family or friends has played "Splinter Cell" before or seen "The Hunt for Red October."
Everyone knows the author for his military thrillers and the character of CIA agent Jack Ryan. In movies, Ryan has been played by Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Alec Baldwin.
Currently, "Jack Ryan: Shadow One" is the next film set for release and Ryan will now be played by Chris Pine.