On 13 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1929 - Writer David Fisher was born.
- 1938 - Actor Julian Fox was born.
- 1941 - Actor Christopher Tranchell was born.
- 1945 - Visual effects producer Tony Dow was born.
- 1951 - Actor Peter Davison was born.
- 1967 - Actor Simon Day was born.
- 1984 - Actor Richard Hurndall died.
- 2015 - Actor Rex Robinson died.
- 2016 - Actor Gareth Thomas died.
- 2017 - Writer Eric Pringle died.