Spy thriller writer Tom Clancy died on Tuesday in Baltimore, aged 66. His best-selling books were The Hunt for Red
October and Patriot Games, each of which became blockbuster movies. Thomas Leo Clancy Jr wrote technically detailed espionage and military science stories that were
set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War. He was born on April 12, 1947, in Baltimore and died at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. JackRyan lives on.