On 21 February, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1900 - Actor Sydney Arnold was born.
- 1924 - Actor George Selway was born.
- 1931 - Actor Kenneth Seeger was born.
- 1957 - Actor Van Epperson was born.
- 1964 - Actor Huw Higginson was born.
- 1981 - Composer Ron Grainer, who wrote the original Doctor Who theme, died.
- 2005 - Actor Walter Henry died.
- 2012 - Director Michael Hart died.
- 2013 - Designer Raymond Cusick, who co-designed the Daleks, died.