On 26 July, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1931 - Actor Arnold Chazen was born.
- 1932 - Actor Neil McCarthy was born.
- 1939 - Writer Bob Baker was born.
- 1940 - Actor Linda Marlowe was born.
- 1943 - Actor David Strong was born.
- 1957 - Actor Nana Visitor was born.
- 1972 - Actor Spencer Wilding was born.
- 1978 - Actor Eve Myles was born.
- 1992 - Actor Paul Tomany died.
- 2007 - Actor John Normington died.
- 2012 - Actor Mary Tamm died.