On 19 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1907 - Actor Alan Wheatley was born.
- 1918 - Incidental music conductor Marcus Dods was born.
- 1945 - Actor John Abbott was born.
- 1960 - Actor Mark Greenstreet was born.
- 1964 - Actor Marcus Harris was born.
- 1980 - Actor Tony Beckley died.
- 2004 - Actor Philip Locke died.
- 2011 - Actor Elisabeth Sladen died.
- 2016 - Actor Graeme Eton died.