On 19 August, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1903 - Actor Gideon Kolb was born.
- 1931 - Actor Hilary Sesta was born.
- 1932 - Actor Nicholas Hawtrey was born.
- 1948 - Actor Jim Carter was born.
- 1960 - Actor David John was born.
- 1969 - Writer S.P. Krause was born.
- 1977 - Actor Callum Blue was born.
- 1979 - Writer Joshua Hale Fialkov was born.
- 1982 - Actor Rob Cavazos was born.
- 2017 - Writer Brian Aldiss died.
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