On 14 January, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1929 - Actor Peter Barkworth was born.
- 1934 - Actor Richard Briers was born.
- 1938 - Designer Spencer Chapman was born.
- 1957 - Actor Suzanne Danielle was born.
- 1957 - Actor Stephen Aintree was born.
- 1963 - Actor Adjoa Andoh was born.
- 1965 - Actor Jemma Redgrave was born.
- 1974 - Actor Paul Whitsun-Jones died.
- 1990 - Actor John Witty died.
- 2005 - Visual effects designer Jack Kine died.
- 2010 - Actor Mark Jones died.
- 2014 - Actor Joe Greig died.
- 2016 - Writer Robert Banks Stewart died.