On 26 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1908 - Actor Donald Eccles was born.
- 1927 - Actors Graham Ashley and Derek Waring were born.
- 1928 - Writer Donald Cotton was born.
- 1937 - Production assistant Gareth Gwenlan was born.
- 1940 - Actor Harry Fielder was born.
- 1947 - Actor Lois Baxter was born.
- 1956 - Actor Ron Donachie was born.
- 1959 - Actor Jonathan Caplan was born.
- 1965 - Actor Susannah Harker was born.
- 1975 - Actor Kevin Lindsay died.
- 1984 - Composer Barry Gray died.
- 2005 - Actor Michael Coles died.