She mentioned while at the Knott’s Scary Farm opening earlier this month:
It’s really weird! What are the odds? It’s not like a common name and we spell it the same way and everything.
And in fact, as “Access Hollywood” did some digging, the two actresses actually worked on the soap opera “As The World Turns” where the older Peyton had a regular role as Lucy Montgomery.
We worked together in like a soap opera when I was really young.
The Disney Channel starlet went on to say:
We stayed at the same hotel actually at one point and we got each other’s call sheets and I got voicemails for her and she got the same thing from me.
Read the full interview at the source.