On 10 August, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1929 - Actor and stunt performer Peter Diamond was born.
- 1939 - Actor Kate O'Mara was born.
- 1965 - Actor Claudia Christian was born.
- 1984 - Actor Michael Mulcaster died.
- 1995 - Actor Donald Bisset died.
- 1996 - Director Rex Tucker died.
- 2002 - Film editor Colin Eggleston died.
- 2017 - Actor Patrick O'Connell died.