Marcelo de Ramos better known as Marcelo the Daredevil.  He has an extremely dangerous job as a specialist stuntman. Some of his stunts include diving through hoops of razor sharp knives, somersaulting backwards over up to 6 people, piercing spikes through his body including the mouth, jumping from a great height onto real broken glass, hammering nails and screw drivers into the  2  Marcelo the Daredevil Bio nose, dislocating his neck and the list goes on!  His claim to fame was in the year 2000 when  he was performing in the U.K.  Nobody knows why , but he had this crazy idea that He was capable of somersaulting backwards over a car.  He requested  that a car  be parked in front of his tumble track, for him to somersault over.  After some discussion with the producers they agreed to let Marcelo do it.  Marcelo pulled off a breathtaking stunt and the Audience were amazed although they did think he had been training for many, many months prior to  the event, but in all honesty this was the very first time He had ever performed this stunt in the UK or anywhere in the world!  Both Jaguar and BMW were impressed with his work and he performed his stunts over their new cars at  launches. Unusual stunts and daredevil feats are nothing new to Marcelo, but he has also appeared on the BBC mini-epic drama the virgin queen that starred Ann Marie Duff in 2006.  He played the role of the purple jester, performing acrobatic skills and tricks.  Some other T.V work includes the program called combat club were his role was a martial art/Capoeira instructor.