On 25 May, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1908 - Actor Wilfred Carter was born.
- 1921 - Actor Peggy Dixon was born.
- 1939 - Actor Ian McKellen was born.
- 1950 - Actor Eric Deacon was born.
- 1958 - Actor Jamie Foreman was born.
- 1959 - Artist Nick Spender was born.
- 1971 - Actor Terence de Marney died.
- 1995 - Actor Doreen Ubells died.
- 2013 - Actor Pamela Stirling died.