On 6 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1902 - Telesnap photographer John Cura was born.
- 1923 - Actor Michael Rathborne was born.
- 1932 - Actor Leon Eagles was born.
- 1937 - Actor Katie Cashfield was born.
- 1937 - Actor Terrence Hardiman was born.
- 1957 - Actor Glen Murphy was born.
- 1958 - Actor Richard Willis was born.
- 1959 - Actor Mark Strickson was born.
- 1967 - Actor Jonathan Firth was born.
- 1968 - Actor Keith Pyott died.
- 1977 - Actor Teddy Sears was born.