Christopher Heard's in-depth biography of Kiefer Sutherland explores this talented actor's adventurous, but troubled and often unstable life: Learn about Kiefer's unique childhood and his adult demons: his ongoing struggles with the law, alcohol, and anger managementDiscover the reality behind Kiefer's maverick bad-boy public image along with his volatile and sometimes self-destructive behaviorTelevision viewers know Kiefer Sutherland as the no-holds-barred U.S. counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer. However, the life of this colorful Canadian actor has also been filled with action, danger, and trouble. Author Christopher Heard unearths Kiefer's dramatic story in his new biography. Once engaged to Julia Roberts, Sutherland's movie career started to slide in the 1990s. At one point, he even left Hollywood entirely. He bought a ranch in Montana and was victorious on the rodeo circuit. Chance intervened in 2001, when Kiefer accepted a project promoting a real-time TV action series. The globally-syndicated Twentieth Century Fox U.S. TV show, 24, has been greatly successful ever since. It made Kiefer an international star beyond his wildest dreams.