On 26 August, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1915 - Composer Humphrey Searle was born.
- 1944 - Actor Stephen Greif was born.
- 1944 - Actor Adam Verney was born.
- 1950 - Actor Annette Badland was born.
- 1969 - Actor Martin Miller died.
- 1970 - Producer Phil Collinson was born.
- 1984 - Actor Jennifer Higham was born.
- 1994 - Actor Tariq Yunus died.
- 2013 - Actor Gerard Murphy died.
- 2014 - Actor George Ballantine died.[source needed]
- 2017 - Actor Nicolas Chagrin died.
- 2017 - Actor Paul Greenhalgh died.
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