On 18 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1928 - Writer and script editor David Whitaker was born.
- 1929 - Actor Peter Jeffrey was born.
- 1930 - Actor Angus Lennie was born.
- 1935 - Actor Harold Innocent was born.
- 1937 - Actor and script editor Robin Squire was born.
- 1956 - Actor Eric Roberts was born.
- 1965 - Actor Camille Coduri was born.
- 1971 - Actor David Tennant was born.
- 1981 - Actor Jamie Davis was born.
- 1984 - Actor Francis De Wolff died.
- 1993 - Actor Alan Wells died.
- 2009 - Actor Michael Crane died.