On 7 December, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1916 - Actor Dennis Bowen was born.
- 1920 - Actor Hayden Jones was born.
- 1937 - Actor Kenneth Colley was born.
- 1946 - Actor Rosalind Ayres was born.
- 1947 - Actor Wendy Padbury was born.
- 1966 - Actor C Thomas Howell was born.
- 1995 - Actor Peter Forbes-Robertson died.
- 1998 - Actor Michael Craze died.
- 2006 - Stunt co-ordinator Peter Brayham died.