Russ Walko (left) with fellow puppeteer Grant Baciocco (right)

Russ Walko is an American puppeteer and actor.

Russ Walko operated the Tom Servo puppet during Turkey Day '14, Turkey Day '15, the Leaked 'Star Wars' Auditions short,and the Bring Back MST3K Marathon.

Russ acts as the primary operator for the Tom Servo puppet in Season 11. He also plays Growler in At the Earth's Core.