Has an older brother, Adam Scott Goranson (b. 1972).
Played on the college rugby team.
Auditioned for the lead in Boys Don't Cry (1999), but won a supporting role instead. The director thought that Lecy's performance was too humorous for the lead.
She left Roseanne (1988) to attend Vassar College, where she was an English major with a concentration in poetry.
She plays guitar and mandolin.