Tom Clancy’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

October 2, 2013

Age of Death

66 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure



The novelist Tom Clancy died at the age of 66 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bestselling American author of novels about war, intrigue, and espionage. His best known works– many of which were adapted into successful screenplays– include The Hunt for Red October, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears.

He and his two siblings were born in Baltimore, Maryland to Catherine Clancy and U.S. Postal Service worker, Thomas Clancy. His first wife, Wanda Thomas King, died in 1999, and he subsequently married journalist Alexandra Llewllyn. He had five children.



“The good old days are now.” (Tom Clancy)


“The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they’re protecting us.” (Tom Clancy)


“There was a time when nails were high-tech. There was a time when people had to be told how to use a telephone. Technology is just a tool. People use tools to improve their lives.” (Tom Clancy)


“Life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die.” (Tom Clancy)


“I’ve made up stuff that’s turned out to be real, that’s the spooky part.” (Tom Clancy)