Juhan Viiding (born 1 June 1948 at Tallinn, Estonia – died 21 February 1995) was an Estonian poet and actor. Juhan Viiding was born June 1, 1948 in Tallinn. His father was Paul Viiding, also a well-known poet in Estonia. He was the youngest of four children and the only boy. He was an intellectualy precocious and restless youngster. Between the years 1968 and 1972, Viiding studied theatre and stagecraft in Tallinn's National Conservatoire. Upon his graduation in 1972, Viiding worked in Tallinn's National Drama Theatre (now the Estonian Drama Theatre).