Author Tom Clancy has died at the age of 66, according to the New York Times.
Clancy penned the popular Jack Ryan series, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger, among many others.
His books were also addapted for many video games series including Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon and Splinter Cell.
Clancy, who lived in Maryland, owned an interest in the Baltimore Orioles.
- From the Associated Press