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Tom Clancy

Born: Apr 12, 1947

Death: Oct 1, 2013

Birthplace: Baltimore

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Tom Clancy

Date of Birth : Apr 12, 1947
Date of Death : Oct 1, 2013
Birth Place : Baltimore

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print. His name was also used on movie scripts written by ghost writers, non-fiction books on military subjects, and video games. He was a part-owner of the Baltimore Orioles and Vice Chairman of their Community Activities and Public Affairs committees. Clancy's literary career began in 1984 when he sold The Hunt for Red October for $5,000. His works, The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears, have been turned into commercially successful films with actors Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine all playing Clancy's most famous fictional character Jack Ryan, while his second most famous character, John Clark, has been played by actors Willem Dafoe and Liev Schreiber. Clancy died on October 1, 2013, of an undisclosed illness.

Profession


  • Film Producer
  • Writer
  • Author
  • Novelist

Also known as


  • Clancy, Tom
  • Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr.
  • Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
  • Thomas Leo Clancy, Jr.

Spouse


  • Alexandra Marie Llewellyn
  • Wanda Thomas
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