On 23 February, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1918 - Writer Bill Strutton was born.
- 1928 - Actor Bernard Kay was born.
- 1930 - Script editor Gerry Davis was born.
- 1939 - Actor Elroy Josephs was born.
- 1968 - Actor Tamsin Greig was born.
- 1978 - Actor Jo Joyner was born.
- 1987 - Actor Esmond Knight died.
- 1996 - Actor Roy Heymann died.
- 2009 - Actor Laurence Payne died.