Lily Collins is honoring her father, music icon Phil Collins. On Sunday, the actress took to Instagram and penned a touching tribute to the Genesis frontman for his 71st birthday.To commemorate the special occasion, the "Emily in Paris" star shared a sweet throwback snap of herself as a baby atop the patriarch’s shoulders. "Happy birthday, Dad," captioned the 32-year-old. "I may no longer fit in your arms or sit comfortably on your shoulders but you continue to hug me tightly when I need it most." "We may not get to spend time together that often but when we are face to face, you really do see me," she continued. "You may not always believe it but please trust me when I say, no matter how old I get or what life may bring, I will always need you." Lily Collins wrote a touching tribute for her father Phil Collins. (Todd Williamson/Getty Images For Relativity Media) "Whether I’m proudly watching you up on stage, laughing at home together playing trivial pursuit, I’m forever grateful for the moments and memories we share," wrote Collins. "Especially the ones I now cherish as an adult myself." "Thank you for inspiring me and supporting the woman I am today," Collins concluded in her post. "I love you to the moon and back again…" Collins’ husband Charlie McDowell, the son of Mary Steenburgen and Malcolm McDowell, took to the comments section and sent his famous father-in-law birthday wishes. "Love you both!" wrote the 38-year-old. "HBD Phil." Lily Collins's husband, Charlie McDowell, wished his famous father-in-law a happy birthday. (JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) While Collins has a loving relationship with the artist today, it wasn’t always so easy for the pair.