On 14 May, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1903 - Actor Barbara Leake was born.
- 1925 - Composer Tristram Cary was born, as were actors Ysanne Churchman and Gordon Gostelow.
- 1927 - Actor Dennis Chinnery was born.
- 1942 - Actor Prentis Hancock was born.
- 1957 - Actor Paul Tomany was born.
- 1973 - Actor Indira Varma was born.
- 1986 - Actor William Lindsay died.
- 2004 - BBC Head of Serials Shaun Sutton died.