On 27 December, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1930 - Actor Bill McGuirk was born.
- 1934 - Actor Christopher Benjamin was born.
- 1940 - Director Paul Joyce was born.
- 1960 - Actor Maryam d'Abo was born.
- 1977 - Actor Sinead Keenan was born.
- 1987 - Actor Lily Cole was born.
- 1989 - Actor Benjamin Smith was born.
- 1994 - Actor Steve Plytas died,
- 1995 - Actor Laurence Belcher was born.
- 2014 - Actor Bridget Turner died.