He beat up a bus driver who was talking to his girlfriend, hitting him with 'punch after punch' in an unprovoked attack that left the victim scarred for life.
Months later, he was involved in another brawl in which he bit a man's ear.
Eventually, Anna and William get to know each other better over the months, but being together with the world's most wanted woman is not easy - neither around your closest friends, nor in front of the all-devouring press.
In an interview with The Sun, the businessman said: 'When I was with Luisa I spent a lot of time in cupboards — literally.
Lafferty has since made guest appearances on television series' such as Once and Again, Get Real, and Boston Public.
In 2002, Lafferty starred in the ESPN made-for-television film A Season on the Brink, an adaptation of the book of the same name by John Feinstein.
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