She acted Tennessee Williams' play, "Summer and Smoke," in the first inaugural Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Bruce French, K Callan, Philip Casnoff, Dakin Matthews, Misty Cotton, Zilah Mendoza, Winston Rocha, Jennifer Williams, Charlie Dell, ...
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Jobeth Williams | Jobeth Williams in opening credits
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Now that I'm directing is where I've felt how difficult it is. Out of 200 or so movies made last year, only seven were directed by women. There's been an enormous leap of women producers and heads of studios, but strangely enough, those women haven't given other women a boost. It's very frustrating.
Jobeth's part in The Dogs of War
(1980) was significantly cut in the American version released but much less so in the British version. Steven Spielberg
happened to catch the unedited version in London and immediately cast her as the down-to-earth mom whose family is tormented by apparitions in Poltergeist