On 27 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1911 - Actor Colin Gordon was born.
- 1912 - Actor Zohra Sehgal was born.
- 1928 - Actor Hubert Rees was born.
- 1931 - Writer Glyn Jones was born.
- 1956 - Actor Kevin McNally was born.
- 1958 - Actor Peter Czajkowski was born.
- 1963 - Head writer Russell T Davies was born.
- 1986 - Actor Jenna-Louise Coleman was born.