On 21 November, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1924 - Writer Malcolm Hulke was born.
- 1937 - Actor Ingrid Pitt was born.
- 1941 - Actor Juliet Mills was born.
- 1944 - Actor Barbara Kinghorn was born.
- 1947 - Actor Nickolas Grace was born.
- 1953 - 1st assistant director Jon Older was born.
- 1964 - Actor Liza Tarbuck was born.
- 1965 - Actor Alexander Siddig was born.
- 1973 - Actor William Meredith was born.
- 1982 - Actor Ryan Carnes was born.
- 2015 - Script editor Anthony Read died.
- 2017 - Actor Rodney Bewes died.