On 10 December, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1909 - Actor Sylvia Coleridge was born.
- 1926 - Actor Harry Fowler was born.
- 1927 - Writer Anthony Coburn was born.
- 1930 - Actor Derek Smee was born.
- 1933 - Actor Tony Lambden was born.
- 1936 - TV Century 21 founder Alan Fennell was born.
- 1937 - Actor Keith James was born.
- 1937 - Production assistant Viktors Ritelis was born.
- 1949 - Actor Martyn Whitby was born.
- 1960 - Actor Keith Jayne was born.
- 1999 - Actor Andrew Lane died.
- 2001 - TV Century 21 founder Alan Fennell died, on his 65th birthday.