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.
Her very first television role was on the Boston produced, first run syndicated children's television series; Jabberwocky
(1977). The show featured live actors, puppets, musical numbers, and cartoon segments. Williams joined the cast of "Jabberwocky" in season two, replacing Joanne Sopko, the first season hostess, partnered with Tucker Smallwood, director/host. The show ran until 1978.