Neeson marks birthday with low-key party

Actor Liam Neeson gathered his loved ones for a low-key party in New York last week to mark his 60th birthday.

Monday, 11 June 2012
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The Schindler's List star, who hit the milestone on Thursday, recently revealed he had banned his family from throwing a surprise bash as he couldn't stand celebrating his old age.

He said: "I hate it. I'm not going to celebrate it. What am I going to do? Go to a strip club or something like that? I can't do it. My sons were saying the other day, 'Dad, we're going to throw you a big party for your birthday'. I said: 'No, we're not!'"

However, Neeson rounded up 40 of his nearest and dearest at Manhattan's Waverly Inn on his big day to mark the occasion with a dinner, according to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six.