She is currently best known for portraying little Emma Lavery on the soap opera All My Children on ABC, which she landed in July 2006 at the age of 4. She first appeared in the role in July 2006. Lucy recently finished filming for the movie "Marley & Me" alongside Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson. The movie is looking at a December 25th 2008 release date. Lucy portrays the daughter.
Lucy's interests are school, jets (particularly military jets--she is a huge fan of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels), baseball, painting, horses and dolls. She enjoys music and is currently studying piano and drums.
Lucy's mother Lisa is a brand image consultant and book author (children's books and business articles and books) and her father Matt is an entrepreneur in the data technology field. She has a younger brother Joseph Merriam who also models and acts. Joseph has appeared on numerous magazine covers, on the Late Night with Conan O'Brien as Will Ferrell's dare-devil infant son and in ads for Johnson & Johnson Baby Wash. Two semi-ferral cats, Millard Mtlvovich and Clarence Walter Beeks, round out her family.