On 3 August, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1909 - Actor Denis Carey was born.
- 1916 - Writer Anthony Steven was born.
- 1929 - Fight arranger John Greenwood was born.
- 1930 - Actor John Spradbury was born.
- 1937 - Actor Steven Berkoff was born.
- 1970 - Actor Elizabeth Berrington was born.
- 1979 - Actor Jason May was born.
- 2002 - Actor Carmen Silvera died.