From touching tributes to new baby pictures, how the A-list celebrated Father's Day

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With Father's Day taking place across the globe on Sunday, stars from Hollywood to London were out in celebration of their dads, husbands and children.

Jessica Alba, Sarah Michelle Gellar and David Beckham penned heartfelt messages for the most important men in their lives on Instagram.

Meanwhile, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds and Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin shared touching photos of their newborns and children. 

Take a look at our favourite celebrity Father's Day tributes.

  • David Beckham salutes his father

    "Happy Father's Day dad... Thank you for all the support you have given me over the years... To all the dads around the world have an amazing day and enjoy being spoilt by your beautiful children..."


  • ...and recieves a handmade gift from his daughter Harper

    "" Lead with Love " the perfect Father's Day gift"


  • Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have a day out

    "Happy Fathers Day!!! ...@vancityreynolds Since the day our baby was born, I've felt so strongly in my heart that you were most likely the father. #ILoveYouSoMuchItsSilly"


  • Gwyneth Paltrow toasts ex-husband Chris Martin

    "Nothing like father/daughter love. Happy Father's Day to you, CAJM. Here is to all the engaged and present fathers, you create a backbone for society. We honor you all today"


  • ...and pays tribute to her late father Bruce Paltrow

    "A friend once said to me right after my father died, 'everyone has a father, but not everyone has a daddy'. Brucie, you were both. To say that I miss you is an understatement. Happy Father's Day to you, wherever you are. You were the best of the best."


  • Zoe Saldana pays tribute to husband Marco

    "Happy Father's Day to my everything. My Marco"


  • Sarah Michelle Gellar leaves a touching message for husband Freddie Prinze Jr

    "And the sun is setting on a very successful #FathersDay Thank you#FreddiePrinzeJr for showing me what#TrueLove looks like. I loved you before children, but that love has intensified. Thank you for making my children the#luckiest"


  • Jay-Z, Beyonce and Blue Ivy stop for a classic ice-cream

  • Beyonce shares on old snap with father Mathew Knowles

    "Happy Father's Day to all the fathers around the world"


  • Jessica Alba pens a heartfelt note for her father

    "Happy Fathers Day to my dad @markdalba -you always put@joshuaalba and me first and I know no matter what you will be there anytime I need you- even if I need you to come over and check the house in the middle of the night b/c I'm scared ... Or feeling like I can't finish what I've started; you cheer me on to the finish line , not to mention you are the best golf coach there is -lastly you've given my girls the best gift in being a totally hands on and loving Papa-love u dad"

  • ...and celebrates husband Cash Warren

    "Happy Fathers Day to my @cash_warren"

  • Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's son makes his Instagram debut

    "FLEXIN' on Fathers Day...
    #HappyFathersDay to ALL of the Dads out there from the newest member of the Daddy Fraternity!! --JT"


  • Fergie shares a picture of her and Josh Duhamel's son Axl

    "Happy #FathersDay dad. Wanna play? @joshduhamel"


  • Drew Barrymore snaps husband Will Kopelman with their two daughters

    "Happy Father's Day to a wonderful father and to all wonderful fathers."


  • Kensington Palace remembers this Mario Testino photo

    "Happy Father's Day! We are sharing this photo of Princes William and Harry with their Father The Prince of Wales in support of The Royal Marsden's#fatherandsonday campaign. They are asking people to post photos of their father and son moment to help raise awareness of male cancer. The campaign also supports robotic surgery techniques at The Royal Marsden - which The Duke, as Patron of the Hospital, saw for himself in 2013. To find out more about the campaign, visit:"


  • Stella McCartney pays homage to her dad and late mum

    "Happy Father’s Day dad! X Stella. Photo by #LindaMcCartney"


  • Lena Dunham tells it like it is

    "Happy Father's Day to my first great love, best friend, eternal inspiration Carroll Dunham. You will always have the right to tell me to go to bed. And I will always have the right to touch your paintings even when the security guard says no. (Photo from Bomb Magazine, late 80s style)"

  • ...Lena adds one more thank to the list

    "PS you make a pretty great date"


  • Michelle Obama takes a trip down memory lane

    "Thinking today and every day about the father of these two. Happy Father's Day! -mo"


  • Kendall Jenner makes an important statement

    "my whole life this soul was my daddy and just because your appearance is different now doesn't mean you were any less of a father to me my entire life. happy Father's Day to the person who raised me, and taught me everything I know, my hero."


  • does Kylie Jenner

    "Happy Father's Day my little light of sunshine. "You can still call me dad, Kylie. No matter what I'm always going to be your father. That's never going to change.""


  • Kim Kardashian throws back to her school days

    "My 1st day of school my daddy was there in his Fila track suit"


  • Kanye takes a break while on tour for storytime

    "Precious moments like this when we were traveling on tour with you are what I live for. You're such a good daddy to North & you will be the best daddy to our new son too!"


  • Reese Witherspoon salutes husband Jim Toth

    "Happiest of#FathersDay to all the sweet dads out there! Like this one! JT , you are an amazing father who loves and nurtures our kids everyday. Here's to all the dads who raise our kids to be incredible people!"


  • Gisele Bündchen gives husband Tom Brady a shout out

    "Happy Father's Day!!!! We love you!!!"


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