On 20 February, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1912 - Actor Gerald Cross was born.
- 1913 - Director Rex Tucker was born.
- 1925 - Actor George Waring was born.
- 1939 - Actor Elroy Josephs was born.
- 1940 - Visual effects designer Ian Scoones was born.
- 1954 - Actor Anthony Stewart Head was born.
- 1958 - Actor James Wilby was born.
- 1968 - Archive collector Philip Morris was born.
- 1978 - Actor Lauren Ambrose was born.
- 1983 - Actor Peter Glaze died.
- 1990 - Actor Anjli Mohindra was born.
- 2007 - Actor Derek Waring died.
- 2016 - Actor Jon Rollason died.