Tom Clancy

Born Apr 12, 1947

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. is an American author, best known for his technically-detailed espionage, military science, and techno thriller storylines set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War, along with video games on which he did not work, but which bear his name for licensing and promotional purposes.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on April 12, 1947.


1965 18 Years Old Clancy was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Loyola Blakefield in Towson, Maryland, graduating with the class of 1965.


1969 22 Years Old 1 More Event
He then attended Loyola College in Baltimore, graduating in 1969. … Read More


1993 46 Years Old In 1993, Tom Clancy joined a group of investors that included Peter Angelos and bought the Baltimore Orioles from Eli Jacobs.
1994 47 Years Old …  The 1994 film stars Harrison Ford as Ryan, Willem Dafoe as Clark, and Raymond Cruz as Chavez.; The Sum of All Fears (1991): Arab terrorists find a nuclear weapon that had been lost by Israel, and use it to attack the United States. This nearly triggers a war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, due to the incompetence of the new President and his mistress with an anti-Ryan agenda. Ryan intervenes to avert the war. The 2002 film stars Ben Affleck as Ryan and Liev Schreiber as Clark, and changes the identity and motivation of the terrorists to neo-Nazis.; Without Remorse (1993): Without Remorse takes place during the Vietnam War, when Jack Ryan was a teenager. … Read More


1997 50 Years Old Clancy filed for divorce in November 1997, which became final in January 1999.
1998 51 Years Old In 1998, he reached an agreement to purchase the Minnesota Vikings, but had to abandon the deal because of the divorce settlement cost.
1999 52 Years Old On June 26, 1999, Clancy married freelance journalist Alexandra Marie Llewellyn, whom he had met in 1997. … Read More
2001 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Tom Clancy has been a life-time supporter of conservative and Republican causes in America. His books bear dedications to conservative political figures, most notably Ronald Reagan. A week after the September 11, 2001 attacks, on The O'Reilly Factor, Clancy stated that left-wing politicians in the United States were partly responsible for September 11 due to their "gutting" of the Central Intelligence Agency. … Read More


2008 61 Years Old In 2008, the French video game manufacturer Ubisoft purchased the use of Clancy's name for an undisclosed sum. … Read More
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