Noted author Tom Clancy died Tuesday night at the age of 66 while in a Baltimore hospital, Publishers Weekly and the New York Times reports.
Clancy was well known for his military and espionage novels, video games, and movies, including "The Hunt for Red October" and "Rainbow Six."
Publishers Weekly first tweeted his death:
Bestselling author Tom Clancy has died.
— Publishers Weekly (@PublishersWkly) October 2, 2013
Julie Bosman of the Times later tweeted that Clancy’s publisher confirmed the author's death:
Tom Clancy's publisher confirms to the NYT that he died last night in a hospital in Baltimore.
— Julie Bosman (@juliebosman) October 2, 2013