On 16 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1907 - Actor Martin Boddey was born.
- 1931 - Actor Godfrey James was born.
- 1936 - Script editor and producer Derrick Sherwin was born.
- 1954 - Script editor Antony Root was born.
- 1960 - Actor Ricco Ross was born.
- 1990 - Actor Lily Loveless was born.
- 1992 - Actor Anton Thompson McCormick was born.
- 1994 - Actor Frank Wylie died.