On 8 February, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1920 - Actor Reginald Jessup was born.
- 1944 - Actor Roger Lloyd Pack was born.
- 1947 - Actor Andrew Lane was born.
- 1952 - Actor Carolyn Pickles was born.
- 1964 - Actor Trinny Woodall was born.
- 1970 - Actor Alastair Mackenzie was born.
- 1976 - Actor Sharon Duncan-Brewster was born.
- 1989 - Actor Cyril Luckham died.
- 1997 - Actor Elroy Josephs died.