6. Film versions of his novels have also starred actors like Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, and Harrison Ford.
10. Many of Clancy’s books also saw a second life in the video game industry after he co-founded video game developer Red Storm Entertainment in 1996. Though the company was later bought, it continued to create games under Clancy’s name.
12. Following Sept 11, Clancy came into public view when people noticed the day’s resemblance to the plots of two of his books, in which a pilot deliberately flies into the Capitol Building, killing the president and other top leaders.
14. A new book, Command Authority, is set to be released this December.