On 11 August, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1922 - Composer Ron Grainer was born.
- 1925 - Actor Brian Badcoe was born.
- 1929 - Actor Tony Harwood was born.
- 1932 - Director John Gorrie was born.
- 1937 - Actor Anna Massey was born.
- 1939 - Actor Ian Thompson was born.
- 1940 - Vision mixer Clive Doig was born.
- 1949 - Visual effects designer Mickey Edwards was born.
- 1968 - Actor Gray O'Brien was born.
- 1994 - Actor Peter Cushing died.
- 1998 - Actor Derek Newark died.
- 2000 - Actor Eddie Powell died.