Agence France-PresseOctober 3, 2013 04:21
US author Tom Clancy, whose spy and military thrillers became worldwide best-sellers and inspired several Hollywood hit films, has died, US media reported Wednesday. He was 66.
His long list of novels included "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games" and "Clear and Present Danger."
The Baltimore Sun newspaper said Clancy, a Maryland native, died Tuesday "after a brief illness" at the city's Johns Hopkins hospital. The New York Times cited his publisher in reporting the death.