Mark Seal

Mark Seal


Veteran author and journalist Mark Seal joined Vanity Fair as a contributing editor in 2003, covering stories as varied as the Bernie Madoff scandal, Ghislaine Maxwell, Tiger Woods, the fall of Olympian Oscar Pistorius, the making of classic films such as Pulp Fiction, and many more.

He has twice been a National Magazine Awards finalist. His 2016 Vanity Fair article “The Over the Hill Gang,” about a gang of retired thieves who pulled off the biggest jewel heist in British history, was the basis of the 2018 film, King of Thievesstarring Michael Caine. In addition to Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli, he is the author of the books Wildflower, about the incredible life and brutal murder of Kenyan naturalist and filmmaker Joan Root, and The Man in the Rockefeller Suitabout the serial con artist Clark Rockefeller.



Past Shows:

  • UFO Abductions / Making of 'The Godfather'

    Investigator Kathleen Marden discussed alien abductions, and the perplexing non-human entities associated with them. Followed by journalist Mark Seal with the inside story on the making of the movie "The Godfather."More »