Emilia McCarthy is a Canadian and Mexican actress, dancer and writer. She played one of Sheriff Sworn's twin daughters, Alyssa Sworn, in the Netflix television series Hemlock Grove. McCarthy also played Taylor Dean in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zapped. In 2018, she portrayed the role of Lacey in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zombies and reprised the role in Zombies 2 In July 2013, she began working on the film Maps to the Stars playing Kayla. The film premiered on April 14, 2014 at various festivals and generated positive reviews. McCarthy plays the role of Abby Ackerman on Max & Shred, her first lead role in a television series. It is produced by YTV and also aired on Nickelodeon.