Ray Cusick (b.1928) died on February 21. Cusick designed the original Daleks for Doctor Who in 1963. Cusick was also responsible for set design, designing not just futuristic settings but also historical sets and dioramas. He went on to be the designer for James Burke’s series Connections.
Actor Roy Skelton (b.1932) died on June 8. Skelton is perhaps best known for providing the voice for the Doctor Who villains the Daleks, from 1967 to 1988. He also provided voice work for the Cybermen and the Krotons. Skelton also appeared as the mock turtle in a version of Alice in Wonderland and was a puppeteer and voice artist on the show Rainbow.