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* [[21 January (people)|21 January]] - [[Writer]] [[Geoffrey Orme]] died.<ref>''The London Gazette'', 2 February 1978</ref>
 
* [[21 January (people)|21 January]] - [[Writer]] [[Geoffrey Orme]] died.<ref>''The London Gazette'', 2 February 1978</ref>
 
* [[25 January (people)|25 January]] - Actor [[Fred Ferris]] died.<ref>[http://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=5638 Aveleyman]</ref>
 
* [[25 January (people)|25 January]] - Actor [[Fred Ferris]] died.<ref>[http://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=5638 Aveleyman]</ref>
* [[17 February (people)|17 February]] - Actor [[Rory Kinnear]] was born.
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* [[17 February (people)|17 February]] - Actor [[Rory Kinnear]] was born.<ref>[https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/rory-kinnear.html Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
* [[24 February (people)|24 February]] - Actor [[Blake Ritson]] was born.
 
* [[24 February (people)|24 February]] - Actor [[Blake Ritson]] was born.
* [[9 March (people)|9 March]] - Actor [[Katherine Parkinson]] was born.
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* [[9 March (people)|9 March]] - Actor [[Katherine Parkinson]] was born.<ref>[https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/katherine-parkinson.html Famous Birthdays]</ref>
 
* [[13 March (people)|13 March]] - Actor [[Joanna Page]] was born.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.thehandbook.com/celebrity/joanna-page/|title=Joanna Page|website name=The Handbook|accessdate=12 December 2016}}</ref>
 
* [[13 March (people)|13 March]] - Actor [[Joanna Page]] was born.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.thehandbook.com/celebrity/joanna-page/|title=Joanna Page|website name=The Handbook|accessdate=12 December 2016}}</ref>
 
* [[19 March (people)|19 March]] - Actor [[John Cummins]] was born.
 
* [[19 March (people)|19 March]] - Actor [[John Cummins]] was born.
* [[31 March (people)|31 March]] - Actor [[Daniel Mays]] was born.
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* [[31 March (people)|31 March]] - Actor [[Daniel Mays]] was born.<ref>[https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/daniel-mays.html Famous Birthdays]</ref>
 
* [[1 April (people)|1 April]] - Actor [[JJ Feild]] was born.
 
* [[1 April (people)|1 April]] - Actor [[JJ Feild]] was born.
 
* [[7 April (people)|7 April]] - Actor [[Duncan James]] was born.
 
* [[7 April (people)|7 April]] - Actor [[Duncan James]] was born.
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* [[29 June (people)|29 June]] - Actor [[Bart Allison]] died.<ref>[http://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=277 Aveleyman]</ref>
 
* [[29 June (people)|29 June]] - Actor [[Bart Allison]] died.<ref>[http://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=277 Aveleyman]</ref>
 
* [[30 June (people)|30 June]] - Writer [[David Ellis]] died.<ref>''The London Gazette'' - 11 August 1978</ref>
 
* [[30 June (people)|30 June]] - Writer [[David Ellis]] died.<ref>''The London Gazette'' - 11 August 1978</ref>
* [[9 July (people)|9 July]] - Actor [[Olivia Poulet]] was born.
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* [[9 July (people)|9 July]] - Actor [[Olivia Poulet]] was born.<ref>[https://peoplepill.com/people/olivia-poulet/ People Pill]</ref>
 
* [[10 July (people)|10 July]] - Actor [[Bryan Dick]] was born.
 
* [[10 July (people)|10 July]] - Actor [[Bryan Dick]] was born.
 
* [[14 July (people)|14 July]] - Actor [[Jack Woolgar]] died.<ref>[http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b9fa92b2a BFI]</ref>
 
* [[14 July (people)|14 July]] - Actor [[Jack Woolgar]] died.<ref>[http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b9fa92b2a BFI]</ref>
 
* [[26 July (people)|26 July]] - Actor [[Kenneth Benda]] died.<ref>[http://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=22236 Aveleyman]</ref>
 
* [[26 July (people)|26 July]] - Actor [[Kenneth Benda]] died.<ref>[http://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=22236 Aveleyman]</ref>
 
* 26 July - Actor [[Eve Myles]] was born.
 
* 26 July - Actor [[Eve Myles]] was born.
* [[5 August (people)|5 August]] - [[Script editor]] [[Brian Minchin]] was born.
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* [[5 August (people)|5 August]] - [[Executive producer]] [[Brian Minchin]] was born.<ref>[https://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?name=BrianMinchin Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
* [[9 August (people)|9 August]] - Actor [[Daniela Denby-Ashe]] was born.
 
* [[9 August (people)|9 August]] - Actor [[Daniela Denby-Ashe]] was born.
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* [[12 August (people)|12 August]] - Actor [[Natalie Mendoza]] was born.<ref>[https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/natalie-mendoza.html Famous Birthdays]</ref>
 
* [[22 August (people)|22 August]] - Actor [[James Corden]] was born.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/06/08/james-corden-profile-late-late-show-gavin-stacey-fat-friends_n_7537344.html|title=BRITS BLITZ: From 'Fat Friend' To US Chat Show Giant, We Chart The Rise And Rise Of James Corden|author=Percival, Ashley|date of source=17 June 2015|website name=The Huffington Post|accessdate=13 December 2016}}</ref>
 
* [[22 August (people)|22 August]] - Actor [[James Corden]] was born.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/06/08/james-corden-profile-late-late-show-gavin-stacey-fat-friends_n_7537344.html|title=BRITS BLITZ: From 'Fat Friend' To US Chat Show Giant, We Chart The Rise And Rise Of James Corden|author=Percival, Ashley|date of source=17 June 2015|website name=The Huffington Post|accessdate=13 December 2016}}</ref>
 
* [[27 August (people)|27 August]] - Actor [[Suranne Jones]] was born.
 
* [[27 August (people)|27 August]] - Actor [[Suranne Jones]] was born.
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* [[4 October (people)|4 October]] - Actor [[Catherine Fleming]] died.<ref>[http://archiveshub.ac.uk/data/gb2080-cf Catherine Fleming Collection - Archives Hub]</ref>
 
* [[4 October (people)|4 October]] - Actor [[Catherine Fleming]] died.<ref>[http://archiveshub.ac.uk/data/gb2080-cf Catherine Fleming Collection - Archives Hub]</ref>
 
* [[5 October (people)|5 October]] - Actor [[May Warden]] died.<ref>[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57937635/may-warden Find a Grave]</ref>
 
* [[5 October (people)|5 October]] - Actor [[May Warden]] died.<ref>[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57937635/may-warden Find a Grave]</ref>
* [[7 October (people)|7 October]] - Actor [[Hattie Morahan]] was born.
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* [[7 October (people)|7 October]] - Actor [[Hattie Morahan]] was born.<ref>[https://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/hattie-morahan.html Famous Birthdays]</ref>
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* 7 October - Actor [[Tony Way]] was born.<ref>[https://peoplepill.com/people/tony-way/ People Pill]</ref>
 
* [[30 October (people)|30 October]] - Writer [[Brian Hayles]] died.<ref>[https://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?name=BrianHayles Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
* [[30 October (people)|30 October]] - Writer [[Brian Hayles]] died.<ref>[https://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?name=BrianHayles Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
* [[11 November (people)|11 November]] - Actor [[Vivienne Bennett]] died.<ref>[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41735648/vivienne-bennett Find a Grave]</ref>
 
* [[11 November (people)|11 November]] - Actor [[Vivienne Bennett]] died.<ref>[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41735648/vivienne-bennett Find a Grave]</ref>
 
* [[23 November (people)|23 November]] - Actor [[Kayvan Novak]] was born.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.comedy.co.uk/people/kayvan_novak/|title=Kayvan Novak|website name=British Comedy Guide|accessdate=27 November 2019}}</ref>
 
* [[23 November (people)|23 November]] - Actor [[Kayvan Novak]] was born.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.comedy.co.uk/people/kayvan_novak/|title=Kayvan Novak|website name=British Comedy Guide|accessdate=27 November 2019}}</ref>
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* [[27 November (people)|27 November]] - Actor [[Mike Skinner]] was born.
 
* [[28 November (people)|28 November]] - Actor [[André Morell]] died.<ref>[https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88720707 Find a Grave]</ref>
 
* [[28 November (people)|28 November]] - Actor [[André Morell]] died.<ref>[https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88720707 Find a Grave]</ref>
 
* [[19 December (people)|19 December]] - Actor [[Duncan Lamont]] died.<ref>[https://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=9768 Aveleyman]</ref>
 
* [[19 December (people)|19 December]] - Actor [[Duncan Lamont]] died.<ref>[https://www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=9768 Aveleyman]</ref>
* [[20 December (people)|20 December]] - Writer [[Eddie Robson]] was born.
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* [[20 December (people)|20 December]] - Writer [[Eddie Robson]] was born.<ref>[https://peoplepill.com/people/eddie-robson/ People Pill]</ref>
 
* [[22 December (people)|22 December]] - Writer [[George Mann]] was born.
 
* [[22 December (people)|22 December]] - Writer [[George Mann]] was born.
* [[24 December (people)|24 December]] - Actor [[Bethany Black]] was born.
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* [[24 December (people)|24 December]] - Actor [[Bethany Black]] was born.<ref>[https://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?name=BethanyBlack Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
* Unknown - Actor [[Aubrey Danvers Walker]] died.<ref>[http://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?code=8978 Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
* Unknown - Actor [[Aubrey Danvers Walker]] died.<ref>[http://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?code=8978 Doctor Who Guide]</ref>
 
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1978 in

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In 1978, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.

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