On 9 May, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1891 - Actor May Warden was born.
- 1917 - Actor John Arnatt was born.
- 1930 - Actor Joan Sims was born.
- 1940 - Director John Black was born.
- 1943 - Actor Virginia Wetherell was born.
- 1952 - Actor Patrick Ryecart was born.
- 1972 - Actor Anna-Louise Plowman was born.
- 2003 - Actor Bernard Spear died.
- 2013 - Actor Michael Earl died.