On 30 December, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1953 - News anchor Meredith Vieira was born.
- 1964 - Actor Sophie Ward was born.
- 1970 - Director Saul Metzstein was born.
- 1971 - Dressing propsman Scott Rogers was born.
- 1980 - Actor Eliza Dushku was born.
- 1986 - Actor Faye Marsay was born.
- 1996 - Actor Vivian Oparah was born.
- 2002 - Actor John Slavid died.
- 2011 - Actors David Tennant and Georgia Moffett were married.