On 5 March, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1925 - Actor Bruce Wightman was born.
- 1932 - Actor Gertan Klauber was born.
- 1932 - Designer Stuart Walker was born.
- 1934 - Actor Nicholas Smith was born.
- 1949 - Make-up designer Dorka Nieradzik died.
- 1974 - Actor Matt Lucas was born.
- 1981 - Actor Miranda Borman was born.
- 2012 - Actor Philip Madoc died.