My name is Marcelo de Ramos better known as Marcelo the Daredevil. I have an extremely dangerous job as a specialist stunt man. Some of my stunts include diving through hoops of razor sharp knives, somersaulting backwards over up to 6 people, piercing spikes through my body including the mouth, jumping from a great height onto real broken glass, hammering nails and screw drivers into the nose, dislocating my neck and the list goes on and on and on! My claim to fame was in the year 2000 when I was performing in the Leeds Festival. Don’t ask me why, but I had this crazy idea that I was capable of somersaulting backwards over a car. I arrange for my brother-in-law who was with me that day taking action photographs of my show, to position his white Renault Megane in front of my tumble track for me to somersault over. He looked at me in amazement and laughed and asked me to clarify what I had just said to him. After some debate he agreed to drive his car in front of the tumble track. The audience thought this was all a set up and that I had probably performed this incredible stunt before on many occasions. But in all honesty this was the very first time I had ever performed this stunt in the UK or anywhere in the world and to the relief of my brother-in-law it was a complete success. I like to think he was worried with my well being but maybe he was more concerned about his car getting trashed. From performing this car stunt I have gone onto somersault over two major cars, for car launches with Jaguar and BMW. I have a wide range of strange and unusual stunts and daredevil feats and the above mentioned are to name but a few. I have also appeared on the BBC mini-epic drama the virgin queen that starred Ann Marie Duff in 2006. I played the role of the purple jester where I performed some acrobatic skills and tricks. I have also done some reality TV work including the show called combat club were I put my Capoeira martial art skills to use by instructing and teaching a group of Children who were selected for the programme.
British stuntman – Marcelo de Ramos better known as Marcelo the daredevil the “Daredevil” . Death defying acts
He was born in Brazil and now live in the UK. Performing His acts with death defying stunts, including somersaulting backward over up to 5 people and over cars not even mentioning going over knives and fire. He’ve performerd in many TV Shows, He was the guy who dislocated His neck in the program Britain’s got talent. and is very famous in the youtube website with some videos with almost 9 millions hits. He started working in Brazilian television and moved on to work as a stuntman in Brazilian films, in 1993 He moved to Germany to work in a stunt show where He fell in love with His English wife Anita Ramos they moved toghether to Brazil Where His son Jordan was born and in 1995 they moved back to Great Britain. Marcelo Who is a British Gymnastics trampoline coach started to coach Jordan from the age of 2 and Jordan now is 4 times Tumbling champion and His younger Son Samuel is also doing very wel at age of six can already perform multiple twists and multiple somersaults on the trampoline When not doing TV Stunts Marcelo also like to perform in festivals and do stand up comedy
Marcelo The Daredevil on Britain’s Got Talent
Marcelo de Ramos was the first acrobat to appear on the ITV program in the first series.
Marcelo performed an awesome Backward somersault over 4 girls dived through a Razor Sharp hoop of knives and dislocated His own neck in front of Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan. Marcelo the Daredevil made a comeback on Britain’s got talent series 2 and performed an amazing backward somersault over a car.
Marcelo performed on X-factor semi-final alongside the brother and sister act semi difference
Marcelo and His Son Jordan Ramos performed on Guinnes World Recorde Smashed on SKY One where His Son broke the record for the longest slamdunk from a Trampoline.