On 21 March, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1912 - Actor Eric Francis was born.
- 1915 - Writer Ian Stuart Black was born.
- 1922 - Stuntman Joe Powell was born.
- 1923 - Actor Peter Pratt was born.
- 1932 - Actor Tom Watson was born.
- 1936 - Actor Roger Hammond was born.
- 1944 - Actor Hilary Minster was born.
- 1946 - Actor Timothy Dalton was born.
- 1983 - Actor Bruno Langley was born.
- 2002 - Actor Neville Barber died.
- 2009 - Actors John Cater and John Franklyn-Robbins died.