On 6 February, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1930 - Actor Terry Sartain was born.
- 1949 - Actor Carmen Gómez was born.
- 1970 - Voice actor Paul Reynolds was born.
- 1975 - Actor Nabil Elouahabi was born.
- 1985 - Actor Neil McCarthy died.
- 1996 - Actor Patsy Smart and BBC Head of Serials Gerald Savory died.
- 2007 - Film editor Dick Allen died.
- 2012 - Actor Malcolm Taylor died.